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Writing the Short Story by Jack M. Bickham
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Oct 15, 2007

it was amazing
bookshelves: books-on-writing
Recommended for: anyone that writes short stories or wants to
Read in September, 2007

I actually read this originally when I was still in college years and years ago, but I pulled it out recently and re-read it. Of all the books I have read on short stories, this is by far one of the easiest to read and follow. It's very much like a class within a book with step by step instructions on how to create your "map". It is concise and makes you think about aspects of short stories you would never have given a second thought to. The neat thing about the method taught in this book is that it can be applied to longer works of fiction as well.
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