How to Write a Short Story BookWriting a short story book
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You have a story to tell - I can see it in your eye - a strained, nice, moving story that will take me to a place I've never been. You want to be enteredtained, amused, frightened, inspire, packed, tempted, and it is your task as a novelist to make sure that you are happy.
Authors have been writing short novels for hundreds of years and from their samples we can work out the technologies that have made the reader smile. It' gives your story emotive power and drive. Evolve your character by finding out how they would act in certain circumstances - character, attitudes and perspectives stand out through action and a subtly coordinated Dialog.
Decide what they need or want most and you will see what your story is about. Start in the midst of a crises, situations or problems. Well, a good story's built like a gag. Create a issue that your character must resolve. Create excitement by creating complication and obstacle as the players try to resolve the game.
Her story must be full of suspense. In this way, conflicts arise between personalities, within personalities or between personalities and their surroundings. And if the conflicts keep the people from fulfilling their wishes, you generate the tragedy that makes the reader addicted. As Hemingway said, "Write about things in your world that are tough or aching.
Stay with one topic, one storytelling perspective, one situational awareness and a maximum of three people. Proof-read and revise your story. Wear a notepad and write whenever you can. You' ll be learning from some of the best short storytellers. Â-Paul Davies earned his doctorate in Arts & Crafts at Lancaster University and teaches Arts & Crafts at Central Saint Martins College.
He' won the Northern New Writers' Award and was nominated for the Channel Four Film Challenge. Currently working on his first novel, he teaches Arts and Crafts at St. Martin's and English at Peter Symonds College, Winchester.