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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Nimesh Sharma
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on Jul 18, 2014 , 01:27 am
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on Jul 17, 2014 , 09:13 pm
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on Jul 14, 2014 , 07:30 am
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Saikat Barai
Saikat Barai reported the Citizen Journalism
on Jul 11, 2014 , 12:22 am
Short story - Part 6
Humanity, once dancing in amazement at the sight of fire, evolving their physique and mental aptitude, expanding into glorious civilizations, building great wonders of immense visual prowess, conquering new frontiers, mastering the building blocks more »
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Preeti Gupta
Preeti Gupta reported the Citizen Journalism
on Jul 10, 2014 , 05:01 pm
A Short Story on my Self Confidence
There was a business executive who was deep in debt and could see no way out.Creditors were closing in on him. Suppliers were demanding payment. He sat on the park bench, head in hands, wondering if anything could save his company from more »
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Preeti Gupta
Preeti Gupta reported the Citizen Journalism
on Jul 10, 2014 , 04:57 pm
A Short Story on Self Confidence
There was a business executive who was deep in debt and could see no way out.Creditors were closing in on him. Suppliers were demanding payment. He sat on the park bench, head in hands, wondering if anything could save his company from more »
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Sangeet Shekhar
Sangeet Shekhar reported the Citizen Journalism
on Jul 10, 2014 , 06:03 am
Learn from Mistakes:Story
Thomas Edison tried two thousand different materials in search of a filament for the light bulb. When none worked satisfactorily, his assistant complained, “All our work is in vain. We have learned nothing.”Edison replied very confidently, “ more »
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Saikat Barai
Saikat Barai reported the Citizen Journalism
on Jul 10, 2014 , 12:29 am
Funny story - part 1
A farmer was sitting in the neighborhood bar getting drunk. A man came in and asked the farmer, "Hey, why are you sitting here on this beautiful day, getting drunk?" The farmer shook his head and replied, "Some things you just can't explain.""So w more »
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on Jul 06, 2014 , 11:38 am
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The Shawshank Redemption Soundtrack Edit Version 20 Min !
The Shawshank Redemption - Trailer - (1994) - HQ
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Siscormw Siscormw
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on Jul 06, 2014 , 11:37 am
Simha Times - The Shawshank Redemption vs the god father1
 
The Shawshank Redemption Soundtrack Edit Version 20 Min !
 
The Shawshank Redemption - Trailer - (1994) - HQ
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