Short Stories @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/shortstories Too busy to read? Grab ideas for great Short Stories collections to dip into, or to give as gifts. Submission ideas and recommendations from the Classics to the sharpest shorts of new Flash and Micro Fiction. en-us Copyright 2014 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:18:50 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Short Stories @ BellaOnline http://shortstories.bellaonline.com The Teaching Story http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art3829.asp A teaching story begins by presenting a problem. A series of short stories whose characters face modern problems canít guarantee the reader an ultimate resolution. However, by identifying with a character and the problems presented, the reader can become emotionally invested in the story outcome. Mon, 19 May 2014 13:00:00 EST Short Stories with a Historical Backdrop http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art30319.asp If you have a passion for history, consider writing a short story set within an historical background. Think of it as an archeological exploration using words as your main tool instead of a shovel. Mon, 12 May 2014 13:15:00 EST Creative Backgrounds for Short Stories http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183163.asp Create a rich background and texture to showcase your characters. Memories can help you develop a rich background and texture to showcase your characters. In a short time you will be writing your short story into the setting. A descriptive memory is ready for your story. Mon, 5 May 2014 13:00:00 EST