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short stories

noun as in short work of fiction

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I was writing Lorrie Moore knock-off short stories before I switched to nonfiction.

For a shorter introduction to Richardson, read Journey to Paradise: Short Stories and Autobiographical Sketches.

Imagine the boost short stories will get this month with a new collection edited by George R.R. Martin.

Here are 24 short stories, each quintessentially quirky and, some would think, touched by lunacy.

When I got done writing the Sam Cooke book, I started writing a series of loosely connected short stories.

Once upon a time there was an editor of a magazine who had certain ideas concerning short stories.

While connected with the Volksblatt he wrote a number of sketches and short stories.

His best work was done in verse and in the drama, but his short stories are of extraordinary merit.

For I have observed of late that even the short stories are highly seasoned; and I can not bear to disappoint readers.

Sleep still refusing to oblige me, I took a book of short stories and read one.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to short story, such as: narrative, novella, tale, account, novelette, and yarn.

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