How To Write Short Stories with Jane Bettany

Short stories are a great place to start your writing career, and with this course you will learn from the very best in Jane Bettany.

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Course Highlights

  • Understand the different elements of short fiction writing and how to weave them into a completed story
  • Identify suitable markets
  • Edit, prepare and submit your manuscript for publication
  • Explore story openings, conflict, using flashback, characters, dialogue and how to end your story.

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How To Write Short Stories with Jane Bettany

Jane Bettany
Jane Bettany, Course Teacher

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Course Facts

Lectures37
LanguageEnglish
RequirementsThere are no prerequisites for this course
Eligible for NUS Student Discount CardYes

Course Teacher

Jane Bettany

Guidemark Publishing

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If you want to write fiction, then short stories are a great place to start and agreat source of income.

This course, led by author Jane Bettany, will show you how to find ideas, put your stories together and how to submit them to an editor. We will cover essential elements of story writing such as plot and structure, dialogue, characterisation, setting, tense, viewpoint and so much more!

There are downloadable writing exercises, a list of current short story markets, lecture handouts and short stories themselves.

Finally, we will cover editing – one of the most important parts of the writing process. This comes with tips on proof reading, preparing and submitting your manuscript.

You’ll even learn how to overcome writer’s block, so really is no excuse for not writing a short story today!

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