Each Word Matters According to Karen Harper and Especially in Writing Short Stories

This month the Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths Chapter, http://www.sistersincrime.org, featured a panel of stellar writers talking about how to write a short story that “captivates publishers and sells itself.” The panel included Susan Budavari, Jake Friedman and Deborah Ledford. One of the things stressed by the panel members was that each word matters when creating short stories.

So, when I came across this article in an old Sisters in Crime Quarterly, it was so on point that I had to share it.

Even if you’re not a writer, you can sharpen your conversation skills by employing author, Karen Harper’s, tips in her article below.