Deep Structure

On writetodone.com, Dr. John Yeoman writes tips on creating Deep Structure in short stories. This was a nice article that gives tips and describes why the tips create better stories. He describes ‘Deep Structure’ as the depth the reader feels in a story,...

More on Short Story Structure

On my investigation of short story structure, I came across Larry Brooks, the Story Fixer, and this article. The article is great, and he advocates that short stories need all the same aspects that novels do, but those aspects don’t need to be written. He...

Short Story Structure

I’m curious about short story structure, and I’m starting my research by checking out some articles I’ve found online. First up: The Structure of a Short Story, by James R. Hull. James likens the story to the process of problem solving, and makes an...