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Short stories

Each month the brilliant Aquila magazine features a short story and this month it's mine. I love the challenge of a short story. How can you captivate and engage a reader in 1000 words? How can you help the reader care about the character and what happens...

[caption id="attachment_781" align="alignnone" width="228"] From my 'Man in the Woods' story in Aquila, earlier this year, illustrated by Jillian Nickell[/caption] Short stories are brilliant fun, both to read and to write. The challenge is to captivate a child's imagination, tell a story and leave a lasting...

Writers Tip: If you want to liven your story up somewhat, why not include a great, big, stonking giant? Giants are fascinating characters (literally larger-than-life), and have been around for centuries. From the Bible to fairy tales to legends across the world, giants crop up everywhere....