A Short Story Is Like A Seductive Dance #Writers #Amwriting

This is so true, Blonde! Thank you for this.
I hope to start writing short stories soon. I also hope to publish an anthology of short stories sometime in the near future. It will be about the aftereffects of war.
Peace, love & happy writing to all,
Sherrie
Sherrie Miranda’s historically based, coming of age, Adventure novel “Secrets & Lies in El Salvador” is about an American girl in war-torn El Salvador:
http://tinyurl.com/klxbt4y

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I am really enjoying reading and writing short stories. They are proving to be a great distraction from working on the third draft of my novel.

There are lots of quotes out there about describing a short story:

A short story is a love affair, a novel is a marriage. A short story is a photograph; a novel is a film.
Lorrie Moore

Short stories are tiny windows into other worlds and other minds and other dreams. They are journeys you can make to the far side of the universe and still be back in time for dinner.

Neil Gaiman

Short stories, to me, are like seductive dances.

Here is my rationale:

  • Both the short story and the seductive dance can be breath takingand captivating.
  • Both the short story and the seductive dance are short and intense.
  • I see the author of the short story as the dashing male dancer…

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