How To Start Writing A Short Story

I. START To FINISH

Short stories are just as powerful and engaging as lengthy works of literature, if not more so because they express their core point in a single, unforgettable stroke. A short narrative is akin to shining a light into a dark space.

Writing a short story isn’t necessarily difficult you just have to keep it simple. It’s simply a matter of finding your voice. You can always add to a short story in the end. You don’t need a lot of backstory to your characters. In fact, you don’t necessarily need a lot of characters or much description. Just be yourself. Write from the heart. Don’t overwrite. Do not over-explain. Do not overuse a lot of descriptive words. Keep it simple. Keep the writing simple. Simple is good. Simple is easy. Simple is powerful. Simplicity is the best way to get your point across. The best way to get your point across is to write a short story. A short story has no obligation to make sense. It doesn’t have to have an obvious plot. It doesn’t need a lot of characters. A short story is simply a good way to get your artistic message across. It is the best way to let the reader know what you are trying to say and a good way to make a point.

Finally, making a short story is a terrific way to strengthen your creative skills, especially if you are a newbie writer. At the very least, you’ll have something to say to the rest of the world. Who wouldn’t want their life story or creative tales to be told to the rest of the world? Writing a short story can be a beneficial exercise to get your feet wet in the writing world. Why don’t you give it a whirl? Today, try to write a short fictionary tale. Hopefully,  You won’t be disappointed. Now it’s time for you to start working on your masterpiece!!!

Are you feeling motivated to take the leap or resume your writing? Share your own short story experiences in the comments or leave a link to your blog. Happy Writing! 

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  1. I once wrote a short story and submitted it to the Writers’ Digest competition and I was excited that it won an honorable mention. I hate to try writing one again.

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