“I felt that I knew the characters deeply after years of thinking about these stories.” —Shannon Sanders, author of Company
Tags: short fiction
“One of the pleasures of writing short stories for me is the surprise of an ending.” —Jamel Brinkley, author of Witness
The author of The Museum of Human History offers a method for moving from short stories to longer-form narratives.
“I have to lock up my phone every day—in a box designed for locking up cookies—during the hours I’m writing. Text messages ruin me.” —Lydia Conklin, author of Rainbow Rainbow
The author of I Know You Know Who I Am recalls his first attempt at writing a braided narrative.
The author of I Know You Know Who I Am praises the unique resonance of short short stories.
The author of the story collection I Hold a Wolf by the Ears talks about ghost stories, writing in the direction of the unknowable, and creativity during quarantine.