Before you can start a short story, you need an idea. Sometimes it’s difficult to know exactly where to start. That’s where my writing prompts for short stories and other fiction come in. I love coming up with ideas. But I don’t have the time or the motivation (or the… Read More »Writing prompts for short stories and other fiction
Find information about short stories here, particularly on how proofreading can help you win writing competitions and submit to anthologies.
Whether your short story should be proofread is down to what you want to do with it. A short story proofreader corrects errors and inconsistencies before you publish it. So ask yourself: Do you want to publish your short story professionally (in a magazine, anthology, or in a writing portfolio)… Read More »Should you hire a short story proofreader?
Judges want to read the best short stories possible from all entrants, but what many writers don’t realise is how judges respond to errors. To improve your chances of impressing writing competition judges, you need to make sure any mistakes won’t detract from or clutter your story.