Sometimes short stories can be the start of great novels.
Sometimes a short story is just a short story and should never be expanded.
This lecture will help you understand what you need to learn to figure out when and how to convert one form into a larger form. And when you should even consider the task.
With over seventeen million copies of his books in print, USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith now brings you original fiction every month for the past three years in his own magazine, Smith’s Monthly.
Dean wrote over twenty-five original Star Trek novels, the only two original Men in Black novels, plus Spider-Man, X-Men, Iron Man novels, and others. He wrote many gaming novels including Final Fantasy.
He wrote novels and stories under almost fifty pen names and did scripts for Hollywood as well as being an editor for various magazines. He lives on the Oregon Coast with his wife, writer Kristine Kathryn Rusch. You can follow his writing life at www.deanwesleysmith.com