The Short Story Writer


The Short Story Writer

For writers creating  short stories, fiction or non-fiction, entering contests, publishing in literary magazines or otherwise, self-publishing ,etc. This is a place to share experiences and work collectively.

Location: #Writing, Fiction, Nonfiction, Publishing
Members: 177
Latest Activity: Oct 5


The Short Story Writer is a great place for you to share your writing  experiences, learn from one another, network, etc. At any time, feel free to join a discussion or start your own. Relax and have fun as we get to know one another on this creative journey.

Discussion Forum

How can we make this group work for us?

Started by Sonja Larsen. Last reply by Gail Marlene Schwartz Jun 24. 1 Reply

Hi all, Inspired…Continue

Tags: groups, stories

Who are your favourite short story writers?

Started by Sonja Larsen. Last reply by Gail Marlene Schwartz Jun 24. 2 Replies

Great writers start out as avid readers. Who are your favourite short story writers?Continue

Short Story Writer

Started by Michele M. Feeney. Last reply by Barbara Stark-Nemon Jun 24. 1 Reply

I would like to join this group.

Introduce Yourself & Post Blogs Here

Started by Totsymae. Last reply by Chantal Walvoord Feb 22. 55 Replies

Share a brief intro of yourself and share your blog address

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Comment by barbara johnson on June 26, 2016 at 3:04am

I have a novel stored away, but have been working on flash fiction and short stories for a couple of years now. Most of my stories are about southern characters. I worked at a local welfare agency, the school system, and a local technical school my working career and write mostly the types of stories you'd expect from the individuals and families from those experiences.

Comment by Barbara Stark-Nemon on June 24, 2016 at 1:41pm

Hi Gail.. I published my first novel, Even in Darkness a year ago April, and am now trying to finish the first draft of my second book. I also love short fiction- have won a flash fiction and a short story contest, and try to keep up with blogging etc. What do you hope to get from this group?  You can learn more about my work at my website! Thanks for prompting this thread!

Comment by Gail Marlene Schwartz on June 24, 2016 at 9:05am

Hi Becky, your note showed up in my email but I couldn't find it in this thread. Wondering what kind of sharing you have in mind? Do members offer one another critiques? I'm still very new and open to everything but I'm especially interested in exchanging feedback.

Comment by Gail Marlene Schwartz on June 24, 2016 at 7:56am

Hi Barbara…well, at least there's two of us! You are the first person I've "met" on She Writes. Wondering what you're working on writing-wise? I have a play that is nearly done and a collection of short stories/essays I'm in the middle of. I also teach writing at the Community College of Vermont. 

Comment by Barbara Stark-Nemon on June 23, 2016 at 9:41pm

Hi Gail Marlene Schwartz- I'm here, but if this is a very active group, I've missed the messages...

Comment by Gail Marlene Schwartz on June 23, 2016 at 9:07pm

Wondering if anybody is current in this group? Looking for community…thanks in advance!

Comment by V. Lynne Murray on September 25, 2015 at 9:07pm
Here's a link to my young adult/ middle grade short story. Perfect for this time of year.
Comment by Becky Villareal on March 9, 2015 at 7:00pm

I love reading and writing short stories especially ones that show the best in people. 

Check out my website for examples of my writing.

The Puppet

Comment by V. Lynne Murray on November 21, 2014 at 2:24am

My new short story, "Huntin'", a paranormal action thriller comes out today. I actually started writing this twenty years ago. I must admit thise version is a lot better than the original. 

Comment by MT Bostick on June 28, 2014 at 7:33pm

Hello everyone! It's been a while since I've commented or said hello. I went back to school and now I've graduated. Yay! I hope to be a regular part of She Writes from  here on out. I've missed everyone! I have a new website/blog/portfolio I would like for you all to visit and comment on, if you can. It is @

Every Wednesday I update my blog. Say hi to me if you remember me or not. Looking forward to chatting with all of you. You can connect with me on Twitter, FB, LinkedIn, & Google+ All my contact info is on my page. I hope we reconnect if we've lost touch or connect if we haven't met. Have a terrific evening!


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