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So, let's begin!
Inspiration is key
Every artist gets inspiration from somewhere, even if they don't even know where. If they weren't inspired, there would be no paintings, books, movies or games. There would be no art! Inspiration can be described as the key to unlocking all the rooms in your mind which contains ideas, will, abilities and even happiness. We need those keys, or else life as we know it would not exist. That's how important it is!
Now, inspiration can be taken from
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Good night, good-night and Goodnight.
Confusing? You bet. Most people have no clue how to tell someone to have a good night. And somehow, I managed to get into an argument about this, so I figure I might as well sort it out and save some of you from grammatically related frustration.
So, let me start by saying that “Goodnight" is a surname. Not an actual word. Awkward? Yes. I, personally, would hate to have the last name Goodnight, because that seems like it could get pretty damn confusing.
Think about it:
"No, I was calling your name."
On to “good night”. Good night, as you may have noticed, is two words. It is precisely as
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Essentials of a Short Story
Quotes raped from a critique of Nathanial Hawthorn's Twice Told Tales by
Edgar Allen Poe - 1837
Edgar Allen Poe, celebrated as one of the finest short fiction writers of all time, was also a literary critic. These are bits of his wisdom on writing short stories, gleaned from one of his critiques.
"The true critic will but demand that that the (story's) design intended be accomplished, to the fullest extent, by the means most advantageously applicable " -- Poe
Poe's Prerequisites -- in a Nutshell:
To deliver fullest satisfaction, a short story should be structured:
1) To be read in one sitting.
2) Using a deliberate number of characters and incidents.
3) With words restrained in style and tone.
4) All done that should be done, with nothing done which should not be.
Poe's Prerequisites -- in DETAIL
A short story should be structured:
1) To be rea