A day short and a dollar late

Short stories have always been a challenge for me since they tend to be plot driven at the expense of character development. Still, I think it’s a skill worth developing if only to force myself to work tighter.

Mad Genius Club

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The short story, once the absolute heart of the sf writer’s career has long since dwindled off to become so irrelevant that many a successful author never writes one, and certainly many (me included) never sold one prior to selling a novel.

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