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					                                Short Stories Writing Tips

Are you thinking to write a short story or started writing!

We all love reading short stories, but it’s not easy to write such stories, but for most
writers, writing short stories is a very simple task. But don’t be afraid. Writing short
stories is not a big deal! You just have to keep some points in your mind and you can be
a good story writer.

Reading and writing short stories is a fun or it can be one of the most enjoyable
experiences of your life. Writing a short story doesn’t take so much time and it helps you
in sharpen your writing skills.

So, if you want to write your story like a real writer, here are some short stories writing
tips that will help you in writing a great story and you will learn mistakes done by some
new story writers.

Planning: Before writing any story you should have proper planning same as you plan
before starting any project like building your house or vacation planning. If you want best
results, treat your story like a project for you. Planning tips includes main characters of
the story, starting of the story, maximum word limit and climax or ending of the story.
Before writing any story you should have answers of these kinds of few questions.

Word Limit: Make sure that you story should not be lengthy, mostly readers don’t like to
read lengthy stories. Always try that your story should be readable in short span of time.

Creative and explorative - While reading story anybody can judge your story in the
beginning only. If reader finds story boring in starting he will not read the whole story.
Nobody reads boring stories. To keep reader stick your story should be creative. You can
make you story more and more creative only from your imagination and you can explore
lots of new ideas from your story.

Characters in story: For writing short stories, only try to give 3 or 4 supporting
characters. Lots of characters would make your story complicated which can confuse the
reader.

Writing: when your plan is ready, revise it and make sure you have answers of all the
questions. Now, start writing the story. While writing the story don’t think you are doing
writing or grammatical mistakes. Just swim in your imagination and put your imagination
on paper.

Use dialogues: dialogues in story make reader curious to know what will be the reaction
of that dialogue. So, using dialogues will make your story more creative.

Emotions: Use of emotional dialogues and scenes creates interest in reading story by
heart. It generates curiosity in the mind of reader.
Revision: When you feel you have completed your story, revise it. Check out your
grammatical mistakes, spelling mistakes, any scene, dialogue, situation etc in story and
make sure that everything is compatible and linked to each other. If you feel some
change in scenes, dialogues etc. do it.

We hope you like these tips and for a beginner, tips given above are enough to help in
writing short stories. So don't wait and start writing stories.

				
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