Monday, October 28, 2013

8 Unstoppable Rules For Writing Killer Short Stories




8 Unstoppable Rules For Writing Killer Short Stories
This post, by Charlie Jane Anders, originally appeared on io9.

Short fiction is the "garage band" of science fiction, claims Tor Books editor Patrick Nielsen Hayden, so it’s time to step on that fuzzbox and thrash as hard as you can without knocking over your mom’s weed-trimmer. Actually, I think Nielsen Hayden was referring to the fact that you can try more crazy experiments in short SF than in novels, because of the shorter time commitment of both writer and reader. But how can you become a super-master of the challenging form of short fiction? Here are a few suggestions.

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There are also 5 more rules after the above.

[Publetariat Editor's Note: strong language after the jump]

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