I'm working on a novel. A novel is NOT a short story -- but they are similar in that they possess certain essential ingredients (desiderata!) except that a SS by definition is SHORT! While a novel is not -- is this latter part of sentence redundant?
And what is SS you dare aRsEk? Shrt Story-lah!
And SSS? Sunday Short Story-lah2!
So to demonstrate what is a GOoD short story, I reprise the first part of my post of 4(sei-loL!) years ago, which follows:)