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Getting Started Writing Short Stories @ Skillshare

In this class for beginning and experienced writers, I cover the basics of how you can get started as a short story writer and give you an overview of the entire process from how to find ideas to what to do with your story once it is finished.

You’ll learn:

  • What a short story is and how to distinguish it from other works of fiction
  • Why you should write a short story
  • Where to get started and where to find ideas
  • How to outline your story using well-tested story structures and proven techniques
  • Tips for pounding out your first draft
  • Tips for polishing your story once it’s written
  • And finally, what to do with your story once it is finished

This class is offered on Skillshare. Skillshare is a subscription-based learning community for creatives, and if you are a member, you can watch this class for free as part of your membership.

If you’re not a member already, you can get two months of Skillshare Premium for free by using my affiliate link: https://skl.sh/2HbhkxG. Using the link does not add any cost to you from Skillshare, but it does add add a little to the amount I receive for teaching the class. The two months will give you plenty of time to take my class and sample many others on the platform to see if it’s right for you.

Head on over, take the class, and let me know what you think.


Check back often to see more classes as I add them.

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