Episode 76 - Gunwallace on Short Story Writing

May 7, 2012

Short story webcomics, flash fiction, O'Henry stories, circular endings... what ARE these things? Well our resident writing expert extraordinaire from the land of the long white cloud fills us in with some new insights into the art of short fiction. How many panels, how many pages, what approach should you use typically when going for a short story? Well Gunwallace gives his take on all these questions and more, giving us the benefit of his years or experience and wealth of talent... Along with some extra special bonus ukulele music thrown in on top just for us!

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BonesOfRuin at 6:47PM, March 14, 2014

I like this! lol

ayesinback at 4:49AM, May 10, 2012

Great short story writing tips -- and More Ukulele!!

Gunwallace at 11:44PM, May 9, 2012

Nah. That's the U-Bass I have, a Bass that's the size of a baritone ukulele, with poly-strings. That's the dark, deep god of ukes. ;-)

ozoneocean at 7:15AM, May 9, 2012

That's like the god of all ukuleles.

Gunwallace at 12:10PM, May 8, 2012

It's an 8-string tenor ukulele, in case anyone is wondering. :-)

ozoneocean at 3:27AM, May 8, 2012

Gunwallace is a pretty good mini-guitar player! It's because playmobile arms won't reach all the way around the body of a full sized one. :(

Genejoke at 3:16AM, May 8, 2012

heh, Ozone singing... priceless. One bit of writing advice I was given was to start a scene as late as possible and to finish it at the earliest opportunity, I think it works well for short story writing. You don't need in depth backgrounds you need only allude to things, which gunwallace does excellently.


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