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Claire King Edited Choices (10 of 10)

Not too hot, not too cold, but just right.

Posted on: April 19th, 2012 by Claire - 2 Comments

Not too hot, not too cold, but just right. What makes a good short story? I’m  interviewed by Alison Wells over at the Writing.ie blog

Photo by Island Vittles via Flickr

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  1. Pete says:

    I’d never really thought about it but I’d agree with all that. I think it’s just enough description to get the reader to place themselves at the scene then move on with the story.

    • claire says:

      Yes, any less than that and it’s somehow unsatisfying, any more and it drags me out of the story. Hard balance to strike, often only found after the nth edit!

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