April 6, 2012

Kurt Vonnegut's eight tips for writing short stories

1 comment:

Capt America said...

Nine.

You need to set a scene, like an "establishing shot" in films. It doesn't have to be much. "Once upon a time" will do it for a certain kind of story. Without it, you will lose a lot of readers right off. They won't have any relationship to what you're writing about.