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Kurt Vonnegut on how to write a short story

Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut


6 comments on “Kurt Vonnegut on how to write a short story

  1. danieljwilliamsDaniel
    October 3, 2014

    Love Vonnegut. The first piece of advice is one I return to in order to keep me on task.

    Found the link to your site via the wonderful StoryFix of Larry Brooks. Will look around to see what goodies I can find on here.

    • Mindy
      October 3, 2014

      Hey Daniel, WELCOME to Literary Liaisons.
      I’ll be seeing our Mr. Larry Brooks tomorrow at a writers conference. I’ll mention you to him. I hope you find more of what you’re looking for here. Thanks for visiting. Mindy

      • danieljwilliamsDaniel
        October 3, 2014

        Thanks Mindy.

        Your resource page has already given me lots to get stuck into. Yes, say hi to Mr Brooks. I’m finally completing his second story coaching questionairre. First one went well, so looking forward to it.

        Have a good conference.


    • Mindy
      October 3, 2014

      Will do!

      • danieljwilliamsDaniel
        October 5, 2014

        Hi Mindy

        On your writer’s resource page you have a rather nifty image of a tent containing all you need to know about story structure.

        Do you have a link to that picture or a better image? I think it’s just the thing I need on my desk to keep me in line.


      • Mindy
        October 9, 2014

        Hi Daniel, I’m so sorry to take so long in getting back to you. I will search my old computer for this graphic and get it to you if I can find it. Mindy

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