How to use Short-stories in a sentence
Her knowledge of life, her sparkling wit and her almost faultless style, make these short stories masterpieces of their kind.
He wrote many short stories and novels, and has also contributed to the Figaro, Gaulois and Libre Parole.
The Heptameron, constructed, as its name indicates, on the lines of the Decameron of Boccaccio, consists of seventy-two short stories told to each other by a company of ladies and gentlemen who are stopped in the journey homewards from Cauterets by the swelling of a river.
So Morris decided to become an architect, and for the better propagation of the views of the new brotherhood a magazine was at the same time projected, which was to make a speciality of social articles, besides poems and short stories.
His renown was, however, not acquired by his writings in that language, but by his Icelandic poems and short stories.Advertisement
It was the sensation caused in 1884 by the lawsuit brought against Strindberg's Married (a collection of short stories dealing realistically with some of the seamy sides of marriage) which brought to a head the rebellion against the elegant and superficial conventions which were strangling Swedish literature.
He has published volumes of ballads, short stories and sketches, fantastic and humoristic, all admirable in style.
The most distinguished writer of that school has been Gestur Palsson (1852-1891), whose short stories with their sharp and biting satire have produced many imitations in Iceland.
The Servians have as yet no great novelist, but they have several very successful writers of short stories.
His fiction includes Mr Blake's Walking Stick (1869), for children; The Hoosier Schoolmaster (1871); The End of the World (1872); The Mystery of Metropolisville (1873); The Circuit Rider (1874); Rosy (1878); The Hoosier Schoolboy (1883); The Book of Queer Stories (1884), for children; The Graysons (1888), an excellent novel; The Faith Doctor (1891); and Duf f els (1893), short stories.Advertisement
His books have been translated into German, Dutch, French and Hungarian, and his short stories have been widely anthologized.
I found the short stories more engaging than the poetry.
The show features five very different short stories - hugely romantic, warm and wholly engrossing.
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Certainly a product of the colonial system, his short stories nonetheless mocked the pretensions of the Barbadian upper classes.Advertisement
They are in the market for anything from short stories to full-length novels, and pay 37 per cent royalties.
Among texts with similar themes are various novels and short stories by classic authors.
Very short stories will hold their interest, so if imparting a message is important to you, look for books in your child's reading range for the best results.
Books for young adults featured on the website are short stories that may not be considered full length books, especially for this age group.
The 10 excellent books to read to children for Christmas list includes short stories and poems that capture the spirit of the holiday.Advertisement
You have also written short stories for young adults and middle grade readers - which do you prefer writing, short stories or screenplays?
I love writing short stories for expansion and adaptation to film.
As Scott mentioned, we tend to write our short stories independently, then we adapt them to screenplays together.
Based on the popular book series, the American Folklore section for campfire tales features dozens of short stories suitable for a night in the wild.
In addition to a wide variety of chat rooms (most containing highly explicit names related to their content), members can also post erotica short stories.Advertisement
These tips for how to write short stories will help you to work effectively in this genre.
Selling short stories is a challenging and exciting way for writers who are looking to start making some money off of their craft.
Many monthly magazines have a long history of publishing the short stories of both new and established writers.
This article will share some tips and tricks for how to start selling short stories.
Narrowing your focus is one of the best ways to have success selling short stories.Advertisement
Stay Regional - Many areas have their own regional magazines that publish short stories.
South East Louisiana has a magazine called Country Roads that has short stories in it from time to time, and a small magazine called Farwest Almanac serves Southern California.
Let kids turn their favorite books, plays, or short stories into a skit in which they act out the parts.
The following examples are short stories that will present kids with important warnings.
He wrote everything, science fiction short stories and novels, mysteries, and popular science articles - he had a fantastic ability to make the most difficult topics accessible - and even books on mythology and religion.Advertisement
The Martian Chronicles is really a series of related short stories, and his gorgeous Dandelion Wine is assembled from segments that had been originally published as short stories.
In the 'fifties, Ray Bradbury published two novels and four collections of short stories that cemented his position in the Science Fiction Hall of Fame.
While there aren't as many markets for sci-fi short stories as there were when I was growing up, still a number of magazines exist that actively encourage new writers.
If your story is novel-sized yet lends itself to an episodic treatment, consider breaking it down into a series of short stories that can be later collected and fused into a novel.
Many of Asimov's early robot short stories had Man's Inhumanity to Robot as a theme.Advertisement
Many of Niven's novels, short stories and novellas are set in this fictional universe, at various points along a timeline that controls how much humanity understands their universe.
Written as short stories and novellas in the '40s and '50s, the components were collected into three novels; Foundation in 1951, Foundation and Empire in 1952 and Second Foundation in 1953.
Clarke. Together they expanded on Clarke's short stories to write the novel version of 2001, which was written simultaneously with the screenplay.
Popular fantasy exploded with references in short stories and movies in the twentieth century.
Many short stories can be read in just a few minutes, making them perfect for any busy schedule.Advertisement
And if you write some short stories that get noticed, you're going to have no trouble getting a decent agent.
The benefit of reading short stories is that they are condensed.
Along with the plethora of sci-fi short story collections, sci-fi magazines offer another resource that includes short stories written by new and established writers.
King put in years of effort, writing short stories for numerous magazines and building up a reputation for himself within the literary community.
He travelled much in North Africa, Mexico and South America, and wrote a number of short stories and vivid studies of life in those regions.Advertisement