How to Write better Short StoriesWriting better short stories
Would you like to become a better writer? Writing shortsheets
And I like to make feature films. Actually, I'm just ending a compilation of shorts to be released in July. I not only review them on a regular basis, I also advise my coachers to do so. Shorts are an outstanding practice in creativity. It offers the possibility to research and test new concepts and teaches us how to distil thoughts by creating narrative that is narrated closer and more powerful, which can then be transferred to new typefaces.
Have you ever had a person you wanted to talk about but had no idea of his person? Think about including this figure in a brief history to get to know it better. Bringing a person into a furry position, you will find out how he reacts in different scenes, and you will unavoidably meet him like an old mate.
Above all, however, due to their concentrated character, we have the possibility to refine our entire ability to write and edit. It is a brief history, a glance, a moment at the present and it is our task as authors to awaken this momentum to reality, to increase the commitment and to shed light on the significance behind the momentum.
The use of words is such that a readership can experience the happenings we write about as if they were in the narrative, running next to our people. They smile when they smile, when they cry when they cry. Whenever that happens, you have the beginning of a tale. Here is an extract by Raymond Carver, author and author of shorts and poems, in his essays Principles of a story, about just that:
Decide where the storyline actually begins. Don't waste much of your spare minute trying to plan your history. If you are creating a brief history, let the history unfurl as you work. Whilst we plan a great deal with fiction due to the size of the projects, shorter storytelling allows us more liberty to explore our personalities and conditions, which can make them enjoy their work!
Include as few sessions as possible. Allow history to run from your head, to your hands, to the side. Working on getting the storyline out while it's still in your head. Refine your storyline with more than one concept. There is a brief history in words, but that does not mean that we should make a straightforward one.
As more than one thing happens in reality, so should your history. As soon as your storyline is finished, with beginning, center and end, you can start to work. Tighten, reduce, make more stringent. It is an ability to write shortsheets, an ability that should be constantly improved.
You will be prepared to navigate the maze of a novel by the abilities acquired from brief histories. Compose as many shorts as you can, study and never give up! Now, go and do it! If Jennifer doesn't type or edit them, they can be found wandering, listening or performing a Beethoven sonata on the upright.