The World Says: Short Story Writers are Crap (via @silviamg)

Silvia Morena-Garcia takes issue with attitudes to short fiction writing:

Short story writing is often touted as a stepping stone towards something better. Forums and blogs offering well-meaning advice to aspiring writers suggest cranking out a few short stories in order to reach that holy grail of writers, the novel.

When people meet me and ask what I’ve written, and I say short stories, they seem to lose interest.

I'm with Silvia on this one. Short Story writing is important, haters.

Check it out: http://silviamoreno-garcia.com/blog/2013/02/the-world-says-short-story-writers-are-crap/