Writing Short Stories

Rena George Christmas Stories, Crime Fiction, Stories 6 Comments

I did something this weekend that I haven’t done in years. I wrote a short story. All you fabulous writers out there who do this all the time will be muttering ‘So what?’ But I’d forgotten how difficult it is. I don’t mean getting one published, which can be something akin to a miracle in these difficult times when so many of the popular women’s mags have dropped their fiction pages. No, I’m talking about coming up with a great …

Writing Short Stories

Rena George My Kindles, Pocket Novels, Short Story Markets 4 Comments

  This is the breathtakingly beautiful Loch Lomond – just to cheer us all up on these dreary February days. When I first started writing women’s fiction a few years ago I began, as many writers do, with short stories for magazines. I was lucky enough to be published in Take a Break, The People’s Friend, Woman’s Weekly, The Weekly News, and others. But I still struggled. Creating a complete and marketable story with a believable plot and characters that …