Short Stories




Short story writing is fun! Importantly, it allows the writer to express creative ideas which may not be appropriate for inclusion in a novel.


Short stories can take a lot of time to complete. The restricted number of words can be frustrating. This can lead to a lot of rewriting and struggles with paragraphs. The Galahad Porter debut novel At Reception started life as a short story. I fouond the personality of the lead character Sally could not be explored in enough depth,. The short story expanded to a novella and eventually was published as a full blown novel.


To date Galahad Porter's short stories have been written specifically for competitions and remain unpublished. A book of short stories may be released when sufficient have been written. A small selection may be included with the forthcoming novel about pregnant bar worker Lucy planned for publication in 2014. This would give the opportunity to showcase a broader range of Galahad's writing.   







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© Andrew David Porter 2015-2024. All the places and characters created by Galahad Porter are fictional. Locations are not based on real places, characters are not based on any living, dead or fictional person or character. Any similarities to such are purely coincidental.