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  Short Story Writers - writers, poets critique group for short story writing and poetry with writing and poetry ...
The Short Story Group is a small, friendly and free critique group devoted to the purpose of helping writers to refine and polish their writing skills through group interaction and critiquing.
The Short Story Group is proud to annouce the formation of a poetry group.
The Short Story Group site has been funded, and was conceived, designed, built, and hosted, solely by AnnieMation since its inception.
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  Learn more about Short story in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Perhaps the first short story written in the English language, the entry in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle for the year 755 AD gives us a good idea of what the core purpose of a short story might be.
That is the eternal conundrum of the short story, and its longer prose brethren.
Thus the modern short story was born from a combination of aesthetics and economics.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /s/sh/short_story.html   (1150 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Short story
Short stories tend to be more concise and to the point than longer works of fiction, such as novellas and novels.
Two ancient forms of short stories which did not exist within a larger narrative format are the fable and the anecdote.
Short stories are most often a form of fiction writing, with the most widely published form of short stories being genre fiction such as science fiction, horror fiction, detective fiction, and so on.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Short_story   (1073 words)

 Writer's Encyclopedia--Letter S   (Site not responding. Last check: )
An essential ingredient of a short story is the recognizable change—for better or worse—that occurs in the main character or in his situation as a result of having solved his problem (or having recognized his failure or inability to do so).
Edgar Allan Poe was the first to establish rules for the short story: his concept values unities of mood, time, space and action, and stipulates that a story reach for only one effect—an effect determined in advance by the author, and reflected in all events of the story and every word of the composition.
A story differs from an incident in that it possesses a quality of completeness: A character moves through a conflict to a conclusion, never completely the same at the end of the action as he was at the beginning.
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 The Short Story website
We believe that the short story is one of the most exciting and important literary forms, that can and should reach the widest possible readership.
You can search for short story collections currently published in the UK and read tips and articles from writers, agents and publishers on what makes a great short story and the great classic and contemporary stories they love.
The short story form is better suited to the demands of modern life than the novel.
www.theshortstory.org.uk   (0 words)

 short stories at east of the web
The short story section of east of the web is a large online library of short stories with monthly features and additions.
We publish both classic stories and new writing in nine categories - fiction, humour, children's, science fiction and fantasy, crime, non-fiction, romance, horror and hyperfiction.
Summaries of every story are available and the site includes biographies of the authors (such as mark twain, oscar wilde, jack london and nathaniel hawthorne) and analysis.
www.short-stories.co.uk   (162 words)

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