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In a play the gender role that matters most is the 'characters' because they are conveying or telling the story to the audience to understand. In fact some actors are not too good for a specific character so you get someone who suits that character you want. Thank you.


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I'll bet you can learn a lot from what you've already done... Write down the plots of the very short stories that you've already written. Notice how "long" they are. Compare your short stories' plots to the plots you're planning for your longer stories. How do the longer plots differ from the shorter ones? Sketch a few plots that seem more like the shorter ...


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Short stories are great because they concentrate on a single moment: the moment after which something in the character's life has changed and they can no longer ignore it. You can keep the story short by concentrating only on how the character reacts to this change, and you know that the story is done when they arrive at a decision. You can look to Raymond ...


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I don't believe there really are long ideas or short ideas. Instead, there are just ideas. Even if you say that your plot is very detailed, it doesn't really matter. Instead, it all depends upon how you write the scenes. Here's the entire Wizard Of Oz (by Frank Baum) story. The year is 1935. The place, a dirt road, somewhere in Kansas. Dorothy, ...


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Write down the ideas that are too long for later use (and to free your mind) and just keep developing new ideas until you hit on something that has the right length. Generating ideas works best if you don't censor your thoughts, and trying to limit your ideas to the right length will only impede your idea generator. So let it flow. Eventually something will ...



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