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Category Archives: Short stories

Battle of Words: Do Contests Make Better Writers?

When I was younger, I was one of the most competitive dorks around. In fact, my love of literature was a by-product of simply wanting to win a reading program called Accelerated Reader. The idea was the more I read (and the more advanced books I read), the more points I earned. I finished as [...]

Walking the Walk: A Short Story for Your Consideration

In my last post, I wrote about the importance of editors being experienced writers. In an effort to sanctify that claim, I’ve decided to post one of my own short stories, Egg Hunting. Short stories are my favorite form of creative writing because of their density – by definition, you have a small amount of [...]