Examples of short story in a Sentence
her very first short story was accepted for publication in a local journal
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Miami Country Day School Several Miami Country Day School students participated in the Regional Scholastic Writing Awards and submitted a range of original work, including essays, short stories, and poetry.
Scattered between the novels are short stories that fill out Le Guin’s archipelagic world like small, previously unmapped islands.
The short story grew into a novel, showing the humanity of the people beyond the dead bodies and telling the story of those left behind.
In his assertion of a distinctive American mythos, Johnson’s only rivals in the short story are Ernest Hemingway, Flannery O’Connor and Raymond Carver.
Plath, an American poet, novelist and short story writer, died at the age of 31 in 1963, after suffering from depression for many years.
In addition to her fantasy and science fiction novels, Le Guin wrote short stories, poetry and literature for young adults.
These are great, short books from the realms of fiction and non-fiction—something for everyone, from romance to memoir to short stories to physics—that can be read in one blissful sitting.
Jason Chan Bookseller, Powell’s Books The novelist and short story writer Mary Gaitskill’s first collection of nonfiction gave me reason to rejoice, as many of these pieces, especially the early pre-internet ones, are a bit hard to track down.
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First Known Use of short story
SHORT STORY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of short story for English Language Learners
: a short written story usually dealing with few characters : a short work of fiction
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