So What is the Secret to Writing Short Stories That Become Best Sellers?

They still need a definite beginning, middle, and end. As you go, establish an emotional rhythm. Bestsellers have an emotional pattern. You don’t have the space to write out much character development but you need to really know that character yourself. You can allude, infer, hint, and foreshadow, to let your reader know them without using up valuable word space. Remember 10,000 words or less is a short story. Many are only 5 thousand.

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