Books by Byers Launches Blog Featuring Short Stories by Author Stephen P. Byers

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Northwest Arkansas’ 89 year-old storyteller, lecturer and creative writer, Stephen P. Byers, has officially launched his blog titled “Short-Shorts” that will feature short stories written by Mr. Byers himself.

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Byers recently posted his first “Short-Short” on his blog following his simple tag-line: A literary sketch depicting a slice of life in 500 words or less.

With the recent launch of his website where users can learn about his books, and purchase them, Stephen P. Byers has developed yet another way to touch and motivate writers around the world through his new blog, “Short-Shorts.”

Inspired by fellow author Roberta Allen who wrote “Gather your writing utensils, set the timer to five minutes, and write a short short story”, Stephen did just that. Byers recently posted his first “Short-Short” on his blog following his simple tag-line: “A literary sketch depicting a slice of life in 500 words or less.”

He will publish a new post each Tuesday at 2pm CDT. As an author of six books, Byers finds it stimulating to cut back on length and challenges others to do the same by following these simple steps:

1. Never exceed 500 words;
2. Always end with a character on the edge of change; and
3. Never write the last sentence.

Those interested in following the weekly blog, titled “Short-Shorts” by Stephen P. Byers, are encouraged to visit http://spbyers0.blogspot.com/. Feedback and comments are welcome. Those interested in learning more about Byers’ books can visit http://www.booksbybyers.us/.

About Stephen P. Byers/Books by Byers:
Stephen P. Byers began writing fifteen years ago at the age of 74. Prior to becoming an established author of six books, Byers began by writing weekly 500-word articles for the Gravette News-Herald in Arkansas in 1999. He self-published two creative writing books that were recognized and re-published on-line in book-format by a company in Florida. At the same time, Byers presented free four-hour seminars at public libraries and at high schools His love for writing brought the inception of Byers’ books that are now available on his website. For more information, please visit http://www.booksbybyers.us/.

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