Writing Short Stories

This is a concise, focused course that brings students the essence of effective short story writing. Study topics include: short story plotting and structure; analysing market needs; working with editors; dialogue; focus; characterisation. The course fee includes all required study material and full tutorial support.

There is some flexibility in the assignments, so students can choose to follow the set exercises or work on their own projects with the expert help of their tutor.

Detailed Course Outline

Module 1: Developing as a Writer.

Module 2: Viewpoint and Story Shape.

Module 3: Planning, Plotting and Characterisation.

Module 4: Exploring Short Story Markets.

Why Choose Us?

Our tutorial support is second-to-none. You’ll be assigned a personal tutor as soon as you enrol who will work with you all the way through. You can contact your tutor directly at any time if you have any questions or problems, or if you would just like a chat about how the course is going. Tutorial support is by e-mail and/or instant chat.


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