Showing Tag: "novellas" (Show all posts)

Long form, short form

Posted by Sherry Roit on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, In : Writing 


Never say never. I know. How cliche. But so often true. Just as stereotypes exist for a reason, I suspect so too, do many cliches.

I've always admired anyone who could write a short story that packed a punch. Stephen King, Neil Gaiman - those are some famous short story writers. I also admired anyone who could make me feel as if a 200 (or less)  page novel had just packed wallop, had contained more story than seemed possible, in some way. 

But more than the wallop, there was a very important in...

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Showing Tag: "novellas" (Show all posts)

Long form, short form

Posted by Sherry Roit on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, In : Writing 


Never say never. I know. How cliche. But so often true. Just as stereotypes exist for a reason, I suspect so too, do many cliches.

I've always admired anyone who could write a short story that packed a punch. Stephen King, Neil Gaiman - those are some famous short story writers. I also admired anyone who could make me feel as if a 200 (or less)  page novel had just packed wallop, had contained more story than seemed possible, in some way. 

But more than the wallop, there was a very important in...

Continue reading ...
 
 

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