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Offline Skip Slocum

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8 Unstoppable Rules For Writing Killer Short Stories

I saw this article and thought of members here who are working on short stories right now.

http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/2F0ReS/:XddPzKLZ:U

Offline 510bhan

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Good one Skip . . . other good articles to read include: http://io9.com/5790987/what-if-your-characters-dont-want-anything


How to write yourself out of a dead end


All Your Characters Talk The Same — And They're Not A Hivemind!


The 5 laws of making a story complicated without creating an ungodly…


4 Danger Signs To Search For, Before Sending Off Your Novel


How can you tell if your novel is just an overgrown short story?

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Shoot yeah. Lots of good stuff to read there.  ;D

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All spot on.
Never make a decision standing up.

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Thanks, Skip.
Interesting site.

Offline Skip Slocum

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Shoot yeah. It is an interesting site to keep going back to. Some of their writers can be a bit crass but I suppose those articles are meant to shake us out of our comfort zones and pay attention.

Some of those articles I'll read and cringe, while others get lots of nods. If their points in the article gets the 'Oooo' before my cringe or before the nod then I must be learning something.  ;D

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I managed to cringe and nod in a single article. Which probably testifies to my fortitude.

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