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. 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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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 »
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 »