Writers On Writing / The power of short stories with Ryan O’Neill
By Ryan O’Neill
‘Writing a novel is like flying a 747, with plenty of time for take-off, flight and landing. Writing a short story is like trying to get a plane off the ground as you are in the process of building it. It teaches a writer all kinds of skills.’
Writers On Writing / Finding Gems in Feedback with Josie Montano
‘I have always been open to feedback, even if it hurts my creative pride. I know that somewhere in it is either a ‘gem’ I can use, or it can trigger my inner critique to emerge and see the manuscript with a different lens.’
Writers On Writing / Ryan O’Neill recommends his top short stories
We asked author Ryan O’Neill to recommend a couple of his favourite short stories, ahead of his course Online Feedback: Short Stories, and he responded with some crackers. All stories are available to read online, so you can see what the fuss is about.