How to outline a short story. To celebrate National Short Story Day in the UK, we thought we would post this outlining tool for beginner writers. This day is chosen because 21 December is the shortest day in the Northern.
As a writer, your job is to torture your readers with tension. The fun of fiction is anticipation, and if your story doesn't have it your readers won't stick around. Here are 3 ways you might be killing your story's tension and losing readers.