Student Short Stories

A popular genre is the short story which presents the writer with the challenge of creating memorable characters confronting a conflict in an original plot.   Perhaps the most liberating aspect of creative writing and the most imposing aspect as well is that the writer makes up the rules.  The following short stories represent the writer’s challenge.

Under the Light of the Stars

Life in Watercolor  

A Eulogy to Cowboys

Ways to Burn Cardboard Walls