Examples of short story in a Sentence
her very first short story was accepted for publication in a local journal
Recent Examples of short story from the Web
Students were highlighted in a session studying some short stories of Edgar Allan Poe.
In a move that feels like a Girls subplot, Kristen Roupenian, the debut writer of The New Yorker’s viral short story about online dating, has scored a book deal.
Assembled with haiku-like precision, director Temirbek Birnazarov’s bittersweet chamber drama is based on a short story called The Old Man and the Angel by Talip Ibraimov.
There was that time in 1994 when the now-defunct Inquirer magazine’s fiction issue published a short story of hers about a woman running a cottage industry around yogurt made from breast milk.
Shirley Jackson is best known for publishing a short story in The New Yorker that was so shocking readers canceled subscriptions and flooded the offices with angry letters.
There are short story contests, and then there’s what the Library Shop at the Central Library is doing.
The remaining 10 are short stories published in magazines like the Strand and Atlantic Monthly, by authors now forgotten, or known only to a few specialist researchers.
In Carter’s masterpiece, The Bloody Chamber, a collection of short stories based on classic fairy tales, this tension suffuses the book with a thrilling intensity.
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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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