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  • n. Plural form of short story.


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  • NANCY PICKARD has won numerous mystery awards for her short stories and novels, including an Anthony Award for Say No to Murder, a Macavity Award for Marriage Is Murder, and two Agatha Awards for Best Novel, for Bum Steer in 1990 and I.O.U in 1991.


  • Her short stories have appeared in a variety of magazines, including Exquisite Corpse, the Cream City Review, Nerve, Post Road, and Seventeen.

    Dont You Forget About Me

  • "One example is that of Francophone parents, who recorded themselves reading poems, short stories and spelling tests to help Anglophone parents and students with French homework," said Ms. Bouteillon, who is now the instructional coach at the Carroll School.

    Learning to Be French in Brooklyn

  • Among these are the "Cento Novelle Antiche", a collection of short stories drawn from various sources, and the "Tavola Ritonda", an Italian version of the romance of Tristram.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • Bok entered the Scribner employ as Mr. Burlingame was selecting the best short stories published within a decade for a set of books to be called “Short Stories by American Authors.”

    A Dutch Boy Fifty Years After

  • During that same period, Rob wrote three short stories for The Duelist magazine for Will McDermott, who became his point person on all things Guild Wars.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Karen is a certified personality trainer with CLASServices, Inc., and a regional speaker trainer and speaker for Stonecroft Ministries and has had several short stories published.

    Humor for a Sister’s Heart

  • His writing career began with short stories for Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine featuring New England college professor Nicky Welt, the first of which, "The Nine Mile Walk," is considered to be a classic (the Welt stories were later grouped into a collection with the same title).

    Saturday the Rabbi Went Hungry

  • Helen Polaski Szymanski began writing professionally in 1984 and has thousands of articles and short stories in anthologies, newspapers, magazines.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Family Matters

  • At the time, I was very much under the influence of the short stories of Hemingway, and, subsequently, I got into a bar-brawl with a Frenchman, whose father was probably a leader in the resistance.

    The Double Life is Twice as Good


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