Short Stories

Michelle Anne Cope

We can get our homes ready for spring by doing things such as sweeping, dusting, changing linens and rearranging. We call it spring cleaning. We can also spring clean our writing projects. This article has a few tips to get you started.

Michelle Anne Cope

Life events can involve love found, love lost, friends, enemies, family, births, deaths, hurt, healing and hope. I knew immediately after reading the first story in Caitlin Hamilton Summie’s amazing short story collection, something inside of me was going to change because of her words.

Michelle Anne Cope

You are probably familiar with graphic novels, but are you familiar with graphic short stories? Let’s explore this creative avenue for the opportunity it offers to those who love reading and writing short stories. You just may be inspired to try illustrating on the short side of literature.

Michelle Anne Cope

As creatives, no matter what our creations are, we create to say or show something. As short story writers, our somethings are told through words. We write about things, people, animals, events, or places. We love to write. Yet, the hardest stories we may write are those that can help us heal.

Michelle Anne Cope

What is commonly referred to as the “Digital Age” has brought about great change for readers of short stories. Now, there are new avenues to find these short pieces of fictional prose.

Michelle Anne Cope

The Short Story is making a revival. These fictional gems may seem short in length, but the tales that they tell are unique and well written.