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Finding the Story, by Charlotte Morganti

September 23, 2014 • TLR News

F. Scott Fitzgerald said “Find the key emotion; this may be all you need to find your short story.” The key for me, when writing “What Would Your Mother Say” was not finding the emotion of the story, but finding the questions behind it. Like much of my fiction, this piece has its roots in… Read More ›

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Finding the Story, by Charlotte Morganti

Snow_on_Second_Street

F. Scott Fitzgerald said “Find the key emotion; this may be all you need to find your short story.” The key for me, when writing “What Would Your Mother Say” was not finding the emotion of the story, but finding the questions behind it. Like much of my fiction, this piece has its roots in… Read More ›

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How Much of Your Submission Will I Read?

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There’s a paradox to writing time: as a writer you are often advised to give a story, essay or poem sufficient time to develop—a month, six months, a year…sometimes more. Within this frame you draft, revise, and then let it sit for as long as it takes to create the perspective needed to evaluate it… Read More ›

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