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I will try to answer the two aspects of your question. Particular situation in your plot is probably to benefit from doing some research on what depression is, and how people get out of it. Maybe you can find online or better find a person in your surrounding who had similar or even same issue. Generally, people get out of depression by accepting their ...


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You have to forget yourself to get out of writer’s block.


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A good question this is, you just have to know how to empathize! As I was reading I could already tell, me and you have very much the same problem of writers block and I can help you. Here is my answer... You need to find something your character loves! Say his mom/dad gave him a braille book or they send him to a school for the blind where he can connect. ...


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Yes! Personally I think you as the writer should know when a chapter is long enough. You have your reasons for their lengths and that’s what needs be most important for a writer, that you have your reasons for the length. Someone will understand it.


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Clarification and details. That's all you need to make anything longer. There were several points in your story where clarification could be utilized to make the story longer, but I think someone else covered that so I won't get into it. As for details; Maybe you could describe exactly how the laugh sounded, or maybe in that space you could describe how it ...


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Well, a short story should be around 1,000 - 10,000 words total. If I am correct, short stories usually don't even have chapters. If you find it necessary to add chapters, and you stick with the chapter length of 450 words, you could have no more than 22 chapters (assuming every chapter is exactly 450 words and you are trying to get a maximum word count for ...


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I note a number of terse forms and contractions. For example: Last couple of months I’ve been suffering in silence. This could be rewritten as: During the course of the last couple of months I have been suffering in silence. and Over days I decided to think about it ... could be written as: Over a period of many days, I decided to think about it ... ...


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