FL-in-NH reviewed The Writer's Digest Handbook of Short Story Writing Volume II on
From the back:
Offers answers to many often-asked questions about short story writing, such as:
How far should I go in describing the setting?
How should I begin my story to keep my readers reading and continue holding their interest?
How do I decide what to cut when editing?
Is there an easy way to keep track of bits and pieces of research?