Short Story Characterization: 6 MORE Tricks That’ll Make Your Character’s Ink Bleed Red

If the character’s epiphany is relateable, if it hits on some larger Truth the reader recognizes for the first time, about themselves and/or the world at large, then you’ve written a great short story.

How to Start a Short Story: 5 first paragraph methods editors desire

For newbies without publication credits, short story writing is all about that first paragraph. Here are 5 methods on starting a short story that editors will love.