William Richards

Author on Reedsy Prompts since Apr, 2021

6 Stories

196 karma pts

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Author bio

Perhaps a short story is like a song? An emotion packaged and delivered. Perhaps a short story is like a poem? But with more character. I've been thinking about specificity, from a Shaelinwrites video. She quotes, "Specificity is authenticity". I'm a 30-something Brit, a father, a husband, a Coldplay fan. Pursuing life in New Zealand. “A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.” ~ Richard Bach “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ~ Maya Angelou "Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength." ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger "There is no rule on how to write. Sometimes it comes easily and perfectly: sometimes it’s like drilling rock and then blasting it out with charges.” ~ Ernest Hemingway Shortlisted story: ⭐️ The Sins that Betray Us

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