Short story

A short story is a work of fiction that is usually written in prose, often in narrative format. A short story usually deals with a few characters and often concentrates on the creation of the mood rather than the plot. The short story format tends to be more pointed than longer works of fiction, such as novellas (in the 20th and 21st century sense) and novels. Short story definitions based on length differ somewhat, even among professional writers, in part because of the fragmentation of the medium into genres. Since the short story format includes a wide range of genres and styles, the actual length is determined by the individual author's preference and the submission guidelines relevant to the story's actual market. Guidelines vary greatly among publishers.[3] Many short story writers define their work through a combination of creative, personal expression, and artistic integrity. They attempt to resist...
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Amarjeet Kaur
Amarjeet Kaur commented on the discussion
on Sep 24, 2014 , 12:25 pm
Amarjeet Kaur - 5-NICE LITTLE STORIES----
ONE--ALL VILLAGERS DECIDEDTO PRAY FOR RAIN ,ON THE DAY OF PRAYER ALL THE PEOPLE GATHERED BUT ONLY BOY CAME WITH AN UMBRELLA----THAT'S -FAITH-SECOND--WHEN YOU THROW A BABY IN THE AIR ,SHE LAUGHS BECAUSE SHE KNOWS YOU WILL CATCH HER-THAT'S more »
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Amarjeet Kaur
Amarjeet Kaur and commented on the poll by Rohit Patwa
on Sep 24, 2014 , 11:58 am
Rohit Patwa - Indian history
 
Top 20 Indian Kings in Indian History
 
The Genius of India - Proud Untold Indian History (Full)
 
A Short story of India: What are some things every Indian should know
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Amarjeet Kaur
Amarjeet Kaur took the poll by Rohit Patwa
on Sep 24, 2014 , 11:57 am
Rohit Patwa - Indian history
 
Top 20 Indian Kings in Indian History
 
The Genius of India - Proud Untold Indian History (Full)
 
A Short story of India: What are some things every Indian should know
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Rafiq Pasha
Rafiq Pasha reposted the blog
on Sep 21, 2014 , 07:41 pm
Rafiq Pasha - Don't Wait For The Last Judgment. It Takes Place EveryDay
True story of Santa (Claus) and Jantha posted on WikiLeaks. India is an emerging Super Power; India is a country where GDP has less meaning than PPP (Political Party Power). Here money is God, Power is Godfather and Jantha (Aam Aadmi) its servants and followers.It is open secret – that all babus, netas and Jantha are aware. Every racket has at least one politician involved in it but not all politicians are racketeers.Just before Christmas, when Santa started his journey from North Pole, he was more »
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Aksha Ranka
Aksha Ranka commented on the blog by Azad Patel
on Sep 18, 2014 , 03:07 pm
Azad Patel - The story of a woodcutter !!
Once upon a time, a very strong woodcutter asked for a job in a timber merchant and he got it. The pay was really good and so was the work condition. For those reasons, the woodcutter was determined to do his best.His boss gave him an axe and showed him the area where he supposed to work.The first day, the woodcutter brought 18 trees.“Congratulations,” the boss said. “Go on that way!”Very motivated by the boss words, the woodcutter tried harder the next day, but he could only bring 15 tr more »
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Aksha Ranka
Aksha Ranka commented on the blog by Supriya T Jagtap
on Sep 18, 2014 , 03:04 pm
Supriya T Jagtap - WRONG NUMBER - A nice story !!
Today I received a mail from one of my TCS friend, I loved this story alot so thought of sharing with my itimes frnds, would be happy to see more comments on this story.  Many people realize such things at the later stages of their lives so read this story and think if you are not in the same position as the lady in the story na?The story begins as follows:-WRONG NUMBER   It was the day of my son's XII results and I was so tensed. I sat beside him while he logged on the website with his re more »
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Feverfish Fish
Feverfish Fish shared the Video
on Sep 17, 2014 , 11:57 am
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Pramod Agarwal
Pramod Agarwal commented on the blog by Amit Sharma
on Sep 15, 2014 , 11:55 am
Amit Sharma - Ye daulat bhii le lo, ye shoharat bhii le lo
 Ye daulat bhii le lo, ye shoharat bhii le loBhale chhiin lo mujhase merii javaaniiMagar mujhako lautaa do bachapan kaa saavanVo kaagaz kii kashtii, vo baarish kaa paaniiMuhalle kii sabase nishaanii puraaniiVo budhiyaa jise bachche kahate the naaniiVo naanii kii baaton mein pariyon kaa deraaVo chahare kii jhuriryon mein sadiyon kaa pheraaBhulaae nahiin bhuul sakataa hai koiVo chhotii sii raaten vo lambii kahaaniiKadii dhuup mein apane ghar se nikalanaaVo chidiyaa vo bulabul vo titalii more »
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Sparshi Priya
Sparshi Priya uploaded Photos
on Sep 15, 2014 , 11:05 am
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