How To Write Short Stories, with examples


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Here are 10 humorous short stories by Ring Lardner (March 5, 1885 – September 25, 1933), an American sports columnist and short-story writer best known for his satirical writings on sports, marriage, and the theatre. His contemporaries Ernest Hemingway, Virginia Woolf, and F. Scott Fitzgerald all professed strong admiration for his writing. ( Wikipedia and Michele Fry) (7 hr 43 min)

Chapters

Preface 9:14 Read by Michele Fry
1.1 The Facts 28:19 Read by Kurt
1.2 The Facts 29:08 Read by Kurt
2.1 Some Like Them Cold 25:12 Read by Michele Fry
2.2 Some Like Them Cold 23:28 Read by Michele Fry
3.1 Alibi Ike 24:48 Read by William Allan Jones
3.2 Alibi Ike 19:05 Read by William Allan Jones
4.1 The Golden Honeymoon 21:46 Read by Kurt
4.2 The Golden Honeymoon 17:39 Read by Kurt
5.1 Champion 20:45 Read by Adrian Stephens
5.2 Champion 19:43 Read by Adrian Stephens
6.1 My Roomy 28:11 Read by Kurt
6.2 My Roomy 23:14 Read by Kurt
7.1 A Caddy's Diary 17:01 Read by Ruthema
7.2 A Caddy's Diary 15:56 Read by Ruthema
8.1 A Frame-Up 26:07 Read by Kurt
8.2 A Frame-Up 22:20 Read by Kurt
9.1 Harmony 19:20 Read by Ben Prince
9.2 Harmony 15:54 Read by Ben Prince
10.1 Horseshoes 28:54 Read by Kurt
10.2 Horseshoes 27:47 Read by Kurt