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Don't Make These 4 Common Short Story Mistakes

Alas, as the editor of a short story website, I see a number of common short story mistakes over and over again, even from authors with great fundamentals.

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A Structure For Short Stories | 1. Create a problem. This problem will be the central conflict of the story. I like to think of this as ‘the engine’ since this is what drives the story forward, as well as what will initially grab the readers curiosity. Additionally, this problem is ...

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Article on how I wrote my short film script. I have also created a free workbook download called story ideas - a guide on how to develop your story idea to a first draft | screenwriter | filmmaker |

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When writing super short stories, every word counts—and nothing’s more important than nailing those first and last lines. Learn how to craft a killer start and end to your microfiction masterpiece here.

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30 Stellar Screenwriting Prompts

30 Stellar Screenwriting Prompts | Need some new ideas and inspiration? Check out these writing prompts to help you think of a short story, short film, movie idea, TV spec, or anything else. Plus, there is a free Writing Tracker Spreadsheet to help you keep track of your ideas! Filmmaking | Screenwriting | Film Industry | Filmmaker | Writing

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25 New Scifi and Fantasy Writing Prompts

30 new scifi and fantasy writing prompts perfect for short stories, short films, full blown novels and screenplays or even just some quick flash fiction.

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