Writing the Short Story–Getting Started
WRITING THE SHORT STORY—GETTING STARTED
Learn how to structure, write, and publish a great creative short story, starting from scratch!
What You’ll Learn
No matter how rusty your writing skills are, by the end of this course you will have conceived, written and completed an original short story.
What’s more, you’ll actually understand what you’ve doing in terms of structure, character, scene, climax, and theme. Free your creative imagination and discover talent you didn’t know you had in this easy, step-by-step course.
If you want to write stories but don’t know how to get started, this course is for you. Beginning writers will learn the basic building blocks of fiction writing, while more advanced authors will find a new and compelling take on how to craft a fiction story
Writing a short story is easy–if you know what you’re doing.
If you’re sick of vague writing advice that confuses and paralyzes you, this course is for you. In a step-by-step fashion, you’ll learn the absolute essentials for writing any stories–characters with a problem, coherent scenes that move the story forward, dialogue, exposition, climax and theme.
Clear explanations and multiple Creative Challenges will get you to start and keep on writing.
See how far your imagination will take you when you really understand how a short story is constructed.
Who This Course Is For
Aimed primarily at beginning to intermediate writers, this course is designed to cut through the confusion and take writers back to the most basic elements of short story writing. Just bring an open-mind, your creative imagination and a willingness to explore!
Dave Voda is a genius teacher. Give this course a try and learn to unlock your creative talent. And of course it’s no risk because it’s backed by our 30-day money-back guarantee.
- Lectures 14
- Quizzes 0
- Skill level Beginner, Intermediate
- Language English
- Students 13
- Assessments Yes
What You'll Learn and How the Course Works
Lessons and Course Materials
- Video 3–The Anecdote
- Video 4–The Dramatic Unities
- Video 5–Elements of Fiction
- Video 6–Writing Your Anecdote
- Video 7–Publish Your Anecdote
- Video 8–Fiction vs. Reality
- Video 9–“The Unicorn in the Garden”–Case Study
- Video 10–“The Unicorn in the Garden”–Structure
- Video 11–Writing Your Story
- Video 12–Publish Your Story
- Video 13–Next Steps
Overview and Next Steps