Coupon & course info
Course Name: Writing Short Stories: The Essential Guide
Subtitle: Discover how to create short fiction for magazines and other markets
Instructor: Taught by Jane Bettany, Writer, Publisher, Creative Writing Teacher
Provided by: Udemy
Price: $25 (before discount)
Free coupon code: See above (no charge for coupon)
Review info & popularity
As of July 20, 2016…
Students: 1592 students enrolled
Ratings: 62 reviews
Rank: ranked #48 in Udemy Academics Courses
Brief course description
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 plot 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!
(Read more about this course on the official course page.)
Jane Bettany bio
Jane is a writer of short stories and non-fiction articles that have been published in women’s magazines in the UK (such as My Weekly, People’s Friend, Yours and Woman’s Weekly), as well as in literary magazines and newspapers.
(Learn more about this instructor on the official course page.)
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Final details for this Udemy course
Skill level: All Levels
Lectures: 47 lessons
Duration: 3.5 hours of video
What you get: 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.
Target audience: 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!
Requirements: 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.
Access: Lifetime access
Peace of mind: 30 day money back guarantee
Availability: available online, as well as on iOS and Android
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