Woohoo. A short story I wrote called, ‘Don’t Mess With Bunnies’ is going to see print!
Mannison Press, LLC is picking it up and I am extremely thankful! Glad they thought enough of the story to offer it some exposure.
So, short stories. I have not written too many short stories over the past five years, just whenever an idea starts buzzing. The short story is far different than a novel, though I think each has its merits. With the novel you can get intricate with plots and characters and even get off on a tangent or too. With the short story, you have to punch it in and get your story across in a few pages which can be challenging. However, the payoff, in the long run is you get practice in brevity and editing. Each word has more weight in a short story and writing and then cleaning up a short story is a great opportunity to exercise those editing muscles, looking over your words to see what is necessary and what is filler.
Having jumped back into short stories this year, I am finding it’s a great change of pace and an opportunity to exercise the creative muscles in a different way. I love reading short stories and so from time to time, Granted I prefer novels, but I think it can be beneficial to all types of story telling.
I am going to set up a link to Mannison Press on my Extras Page. I’ll give updates as I get information, but it’s exciting news for me! Thanks to Ron and Deidre!