I’m trying to share some of the valuable tips with my author friends as I come across them. Here is a great post. Hopefully I used some of these techniques in my own short story collection.
by Mindy Halleck
Today, as I edit, trim, cut, and otherwise obliterate a short story I wrote that ended up to be 8,000 words, but needs to be 5,000 words, I am reminded of this quote:
“Not that the story need be long, but it will take a long while to make it short.” -Henry David Thoreau
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