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Writing Short Stories: The Essential Guide

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Writing Short Stories: The  Essential Guide

Writing Short Stories: The Essential Guide
Video: .mp4 (1280x720, 30 fps(r)) | Audio: aac, 48000 Hz, 2ch | Size: 528 MB
Genre: eLearning Video | Duration: 25 lectures (2 hour, 34 mins) | Language: English

Discover how to create short fiction for magazines and other markets

What you'll learn

By the end of this course you will understand the different elements of short fiction writing and how to weave them into a completed story.
You'll learn how to identify suitable markets, and how to edit, prepare and submit your manuscript.


You don't need any prior knowledge or experience to complete this course and you definitely DON'T need any academic qualifications - although students who complete the course usually enjoy reading, have a love of words, a creative imagination, and a burning desire to write.
There are no specific course requirements, although access to a word processor will be required to type up your manuscript before submitting it to an editor.


If you want to write fiction, then short stories are a great place to start and they can be a good source of income. This course will show you how to find ideas, how to put your stories together, and how to submit them to an editor.

You'll learn the essential elements of short story writing such as Description and structure, dialogue, characterisation, setting, tense, viewpoint, and much more.

Why not give it a try? Sell one short story and the course will more than pay for itself!

With over 1,500 students, this is my most popular course. Sign up today and learn the art of short fiction.

And don't forget that the course is backed by Udemy's 30 day money-back guarantee. If you're not completely satisfied, you can ask for a full, no-questions-asked refund - which means you've got absolutely nothing to lose by enrolling on the course TODAY.

During the course we'll look at:

story openings
using flashback
creating characters
writing dialogue
viewpoint and tense
settings and description, and
how to end your story.

You'll be able to download writing exercises, a regularly updated list of current short story markets (including how much you can expect to be paid), lecture handouts, and short stories.

Towards the end of the course we'll look at one of the most important parts of the writing process - editing. You'll also get tips on proofreading, and how to prepare and submit your manuscript to fiction editors.

And in case you get struck down with it, we'll look at how to overcome writer's block.

The course will be delivered using video lectures, writing exercises, information sheets, stories to read, and a recap quiz.

Who this course is for:

This course is aimed at anyone interested in learning the craft of writing short stories. No previous experience is necessary - all you need is a creative imagination, plenty of enthusiasm, and a willingness to write!

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