Origin of short story
Related formsshort-sto·ry, adjective
Examples from the Web for short story
Pynchon is the author of several novels and one short-story collection.
His short-story collection This Is How You Lose Her was a finalist for the National Book Award.
A short-story writer (his “The Evils of Spain” could be read along with this book), Pritchett was a master of compression.Book Bag: Paul Theroux’s Favorite Inner-Journey Travel Books|Paul Theroux|May 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She picks five short-story collections that have inspired her.Joyce Carol Oates’s Book Bag: 5 Short Story Collections|Joyce Carol Oates|September 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The tales in Hot Pink also show the influence of short-story wizards George Saunders and Steven Millhauser.Must Read New Fiction: ‘Arcadia,’ ‘Men in Space,’ ‘The O’Briens,’ ‘Hot Pink’|Chloë Schama, Jacob Silverman, Wendy Smith, Daniel Roberts|March 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A short-story is not a condensed novel any more than a one-act play is a condensed full-length play.One-Act Plays|Various
The short-story is certainly Miss Goodloe's greatest gift, and in that field she should go far.Kentucky in American Letters, v. 2 of 2|John Wilson Townsend
The Scribblers' Club, which consisted of short-story writers, is dead—there were not enough short-story writers to support it.Literature in the Making|Various
But, in the structure of the short-story, the emphasis of the terminal position is an even more important matter.Materials and Methods of Fiction|Clayton Hamilton
Distinguish between the novel, the novelette, and the short-story.A Manual of the Art of Fiction|Clayton Hamilton