Do you write short fiction but long to s-t-r-e-t-c-h those tight little 55ers, flash pieces, and short stories into longer, publishable work? Do you have binders full of short pieces with characters you’d love to flesh out? Are you dying to tell the rest of these stories? If so, The Short and Long of It is for you! Award-winning short fiction writer Paul Alan Fahey shows you how to expand and adapt your brief creations into longer, more satisfying stories, plays, novellas, and novels pitch perfect for publication in the e-age. This book will help you practice expanding your short fiction. Through detailed examples and hands-on exercises, you’ll learn how to: Adapt 55 fiction into flash fiction; Adapt flash fiction into short stories and plays; Adapt flash memoir into personal essays; Write a tight logline; Develop a story theme; Build three-act structure; and Develop characters and enhance backstory. So grab a copy today and start writing longer stories tomorrow!