Short Story means tells about a single event or experience, 500 to 15,000 words in length. It has a beginning, middle, and end and also creates an impression on the reader. This lecture also explain elements of a Short Story: Setting; Characterization; Plot; Conflict; Climax; Resolution; Theme and Point of view. Great writers are able to use the elements of the short story with such precision that the reader is caught up in the action of the story. This is a mark of a good story and our goal as a writer.