Excellent info here! Laid out in a way that it is easy to read! With no extra fluff! Thank you, Connie! 😉 ❤
Peace, love & great writing to all,
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:
Her husband made a video for her novel. He wrote the song too. You can go to the Home page of her blog to watch it:
Or you can see it on YouTube:
However, they are difficult because of those same constraints.
What are the main considerations when writing a short story?
Plot Structure, or the way the story is arranged:
- the setup
- the obstacle
- the turning point
- the resolution/outcome
The Set-up: You must have a good hook. In some cases, the first line is the clincher, but especially in a short story, by the end of the first page, you must have your reader hooked and ready to be enthralled.
The theme, or the core of the plot, an idea-thread that runs through a story from the opening pages to the end. Theme binds the four primary elements of characters, conversations, actions, and reactions. Theme is…
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