April 5, 2015 at 12:29 pm #141344
The key elements of creative writing are newness, significance and personal attachment. Therefore one needs to harness her creativity, expertise and motivation as a whole for the creative writing.April 5, 2015 at 12:37 pm #141345
A short story would more effectively convey its meaning if it has very few characters – one protagonist, one other main character and no supporting or side characters would be ideal. Tips for short story.April 5, 2015 at 12:54 pm #141347
Portraying main character in short story does not need any special preparation but a discipline to keep her in your mind. Think for couple of days what she would do for any particular incidents if she were at your place?April 5, 2015 at 12:54 pm #141348
To increase your reader base, write a catchy excerpt in ‘Excerpt’ textfield below the main editor. The potential reader makes decision to read your story by first reading the excerpt. A good excerpt should summarize the content in 140-150 characters (1.5 lines) and include relevant keyphrases.April 5, 2015 at 12:55 pm #141349
Add/update your latest photograph as your profile picture. Indeed literary superiority of story matters but our statistics suggests that in online publishing those authors who show themselves get more responses.April 5, 2015 at 12:57 pm #141350
Consider all the five elements – character, setting, plot, conflict and theme – when you write short story. Practising to strengthen all these elements in your writing is an essential step to become a great short story writer. Tips for short story.April 5, 2015 at 12:58 pm #141351
Never duplicate your content online (posting stories online on multiple websites/blogs). It drastically brings down your reputation as author. If you wish to share your stories on your personal blog or other websites, share only a few lines (preferably excerpt or a paragraph) and provide link of your published stories.April 5, 2015 at 12:58 pm #141352April 5, 2015 at 12:59 pm #141353
Let your readers know more about you. Update ‘Biographical Info’ under ‘About Yourself’ in Your Profile. This will also help you build a powerful author’s page. Additionally this info is displayed at the end of every story and poem.April 5, 2015 at 12:59 pm #141354
Close your eyes and reminisce your past – do you remember any incident two years ago? Five years ago? Ten years ago? Yes? Congratulations! You have an interesting plot.April 17, 2015 at 1:17 pm #141863
I can not find any section titled ‘Excerpt’ below the main editor while I try to submit a new post.
TejasApril 17, 2015 at 6:49 pm #141868
Hi Tejas, click on ‘Screen Option’ (at right top corner) and then enable ‘Excerpt’. After enabling it, you shall see the Excerpt textfield somewhere below main text editor. Alternatively you can also write excerpt at the top of your story, clearly marking it as excerpt; we shall take care of the rest. In case you need to change the excerpt of your already published stories, you may send your request to us by email.January 24, 2016 at 8:47 pm #152802
Literary superiority makes a short story famous but it must also reach the intended readers. Read easily doable tips for short story authors to increase their online reader base.
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