by Zack Witzel Succinct. Compact. Crisp. A successful short story can captivate. It can console. It can discomfort. And all in just one sitting. In short fiction, writers must force themselves to […]
“I think women rule the world and that no man has ever done anything that a woman either hasn’t allowed him to do or encouraged him to do.” Who said it?
“Why do you want to be a storyteller?” I asked my freshmen. It was the second time I had asked. The first time had been on the second day of class, an […]
Alex sat on the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and waited for Kawashira-san and his soldiers to show up. The Met was more or less in its original form, saved […]
Writing fiction is a bitch when you’re starting out. You come up with what you hope is a new idea that will draw people in, you develop the characters and setting, figure […]