I love stories. It's safe to assume that applies to all fiction writers. Novels allow us to weave complex narratives that evoke authentic worlds and intriguing characters. The benefit of a novel is that it gives a writer the time and space to build a fictional, yet believable, world. It can also be argued that it gives writers too much time and space.
8 Short Story Writing Tips from a Dean of Creative Writing
Excerpts from Broken Justice, The Paths we Choose, and "Tales of K'aeran - A New Road".