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Mark Smith: Writing a Great Short Story

Session Info:

Lots of writers would like to write a novel but usually life gets in the way – so short stories are a great way to sharpen your skills.

Using his story Flood, which won the Alan Marshall Short Story Prize in 2013, let Mark walk you through the process of creating a great short story, from the first rough draft to the polished finished product.

Topics:
  • Creative writing
  • Building narrative
  • Creating characters
  • Writing dialogue
  • Editing

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