Consider the six common elements of a short story, including character, point of view, plot, setting and context, conflict and tension, and crisis and resolution.
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word short story that uses each of the six elements listed above. Grammar and punctuation variations are acceptable if they serve the needs of the piece.
Part 2: Writer Q & A
Imagine you are being interviewed for a literary magazine.
Use a question and answer format where you create and answer questions in 350 words regarding what you learned from writing your short story.
Create questions and provide your responses that describe the use of plot, character, setting, and theme in your short story.