Writers On Writing / The short story as a pouch-sized epic, with Eugen Bacon
“I adore that the short story allows an incompleteness that is self-sufficient, a lightness that carries heft, an accessibility that is complex yet eloquent.” We spoke to award-winning author Eugen Bacon on the short story form.
Writers On Writing / Felicity Castagna on Short Stories
What exactly is a short story? In one sense it is completely obvious – a story that is short – but defining it is something far more complicated than issues of length. The short story has always been at the core of everything I write from my collection of travel fictions, (Small Indiscretions: stories of […]
Writers On Writing / Barry Divola Talks Short Stories
Barry Divola loves short stories so much that he wants you to write them. That’s why he’s running a course called Jumpstart, to get your creativity flowing and give your story writing a kick in the pants. The author of Nineteen Seventysomething (Affirm Press) recently won the Margaret River Short Story Competition with his story […]