95% off Writing Short Stories: The Essential Guide (Coupon)

Writing Short Stories: The Essential Guide - Udemy Coupon

Get Discount


Bonus: download a free guide that reveals 11 tricks for getting the biggest discounts on Udemy courses, including this course.

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

Category: Academics

Subcategory: Humanities

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.)

Recommended courses

If you like this course, you might also be interested in:


1. Quantum Physics: an overview of a weird world

A rigorous but soft approach for beginners on topics that you won’t find elsewhere explained at introductory level.

Taught by Marco Masi, Physicist (Ph.D.) and tutor


2. 24 Days to Multiplication Mastery

This is the ultimate course and practice routine to get your mental math up to snuff in 24 days.

Taught by Huzefa Kapadia, Test Prep Visionary and Education Specialist


3. New GCSE/iGCSE Maths Complete Revision – Number

A comprehensive revision guide for number questions of the new curriculum of GCSE Maths

Taught by Dan Rourke, Maths & Science Tutor


4. 2015 Great Decisions: Foreign Policy Association

Learn about leading foreign policy challenges confronting U.S. policy makers and the American public.

Taught by Foreign Policy Association, Learning & Development (L&D)


5. Probability made easy: Continuous randomness

Get ready for a college exam

Taught by Dynamic Lectures

Final details for this Udemy course

Languages: English

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

Download options: check course to see if you can download lessons