Is it Okay to Break the Rules When Writing Short Stories?

Some writing related rules are really just suggestions.

On the day I decided I was finally going to take a short story writing course, I cautioned myself with the following words:

At least learn all the rules first, before you start breaking them.



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Justiss Goode

Prolific Writer/Author/Editor: 900+ stories, self-published books and tutorials, and Editor of 4 Medium publications. Read stories that help you EARN & LEARN!