The short story is an art form all its own. I find it the best kind of training exercise for writing, and even if I someday have twenty books on the best-seller list, I still want to write them. Short stories demand economy of words. This helps me trim the fat in my longer works as well.
Of course, you take up the genre at your own peril. Writing a short story is like walking a tightrope over the Grand Canyon. If you make a mistake, everyone’s going to know.
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