How Many Characters Should Your Story Have?

How Many Characters Should Your Story Have?

Your main goal as writer is to get your reader’s attention.

If your readers can’t remember who’s who in your story, you’re done.

This guide will help you figure out how many characters your story needs, and how to root out the useless characters.

The Vast Size of Old Age (Flash Fiction

The Vast Size of Old Age (Flash Fiction

She rode a speckled grey mare through the towering forests of grain, the flower’s white petals lapping at her shoulder with every stride. Dirt furrows rose and fell like foothills, and the forest of grain never changed-

Until her head was nearly lopped off by a scythe.

Romans and Their Wine (Flash Fiction)

“I need more wine, more gold, and more girls.” “Choose one of them.” The emperor’s messenger holds the quill at the ready. “Well, the wine, it always comes. Someone finds a cellar, a merchant, or something, and the wine always comes.” “So, women or money, Auxilius?”...