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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Manoj Javali
Manoj Javali created the Poll
on Oct 28, 2014 , 12:02 pm
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Neelam Nath
Neelam Nath and 2 more commented on the discussion
on Oct 28, 2014 , 09:33 am
Neelam Nath - Is it fair to hang on to a selfish brother for the sake of society?
Or one should listen to inner voice and let go of the brother and the festivals like Bhaidooj and Raksha-bandhan.This is real not a short story.Everyone is attached to mother because there is only one mother and this mother was son crazy like her more »
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Deepak Saxena
Deepak Saxena commented on the blog by Neelam Nath
on Oct 27, 2014 , 10:17 am
Neelam Nath - This Damaad is different from others,the typical Indian Son in law.
He did not ask for anything except the traditional Pooja items used for weddings that was to be held in a Shiva Temple,this was Not his Second marriage though he was 30+ and this is real not a short story.The bride to be was also 30+,both were busy in academics and building their careers and this happened in our India,notorious for the damaad factor that is scary and sends down shivers,whenever there is a news of a damaad who comes visiting his in laws,spending days in his sasural,using up paid more »
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J.jyoti13
J.jyoti13 commented on the blog by Vanita Khanna
on Oct 24, 2014 , 09:49 am
Vanita Khanna - A short story – My awesome foursome
A short story – My awesome foursome  On a bright sunny day the four cousins were playing the game of hide and seek. The eldest was about fourteen years of age. The youngest was seven years of age. They suddenly realized that the youngest of them was hiding for too long. They called for him for eons it seemed. He did not respond. They were petrified. They had ventured out of their home to their aunts place to play. They now went into a outbreak for a comprehensive search of the playground. B more »
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Geeta Chopra
Geeta Chopra and took the poll by Manoj Javali
on Oct 23, 2014 , 05:59 pm
Manoj Javali - Pk Teaser
 
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Manoj Javali
Roger Federer
Roger Federer took the poll by Manoj Javali
on Oct 21, 2014 , 10:32 pm
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