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About This Course

This course will take you on a thrilling journey on how to acquire the working writer’s mindset to think of compelling ideas, how to structure stories for maximum effect, and how to correctly format and submit stories to editors and publishers. You will learn how to possess a clear understanding of the short story marketplace and will therefore be ideally placed to compete in this exciting and fast-growing new career opportunity.

Each part covers the following:

  • Part 1: Introduction to the writer’s mindset, mental preparation, ideal time management, goal-setting, and the importance of strong self-belief
  • Part 2: Getting ideas and inspiration, finding subject matter for your stories, plus a guide to the fiction genres: romance, thrillers, horror, fantasy, and science fiction
  • Part 3: Tips and tactics of professional writers with crucial guidance on the creation of protagonists, building empathy, character motivation and agenda, dialogue, story setting, style, tone, description, point-of-view, and plotting plus the 7-Step Story Generator
  • Part 4: How to write fluidly for maximum impact, how to create arresting opening paragraphs and compelling text, and how to edit professionally for submission and publication
  • Part 5: How to find and approach paying short story markets, how to correctly format and publish through Amazon Kindle, plus a full market listing

Our Promise to You

By the end of this course, you will have learned the easy way to write short stories.

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Course Curriculum

Section 1 - The Course
Written Introduction 00:00:00
Introduction To Short Story Writing 00:00:00
Who Am I To Run This Course? 00:00:00
It’s All About Mindset 00:00:00
What Tools Do You Need To Succeed? 00:00:00
Mental Preparation 00:00:00
Mental Preparation Template 00:00:00
Quick Writing Exercise 00:00:00
Time Management 00:00:00
Self-Belief 00:00:00
Self-Belief Template 00:00:00
Goal Setting 00:00:00
Goal Setting Template 00:00:00
Subject Matter 00:00:00
Subject Matter Template 00:00:00
Genre 00:00:00
Scope 00:00:00
Getting Ideas 00:00:00
The 7-Step Story Generator 00:00:00
Characters And Character Creation 00:00:00
Creating Protagonists 00:00:00
Character Motivation And Interactions 00:00:00
Story And Setting 00:00:00
The 5-Point Story Structure 00:00:00
Short Story Template 00:00:00
Style And Tone 00:00:00
Plotting And The Twist 00:00:00
Point Of View And Tense 00:00:00
Building A Short Story Template 00:00:00
Story Length 00:00:00
All Hail Scrivener 00:00:00
The Opening Paragraph 00:00:00
Fast Writing 00:00:00
The Second Draft 00:00:00
Polishing 00:00:00
It’s All About Presentation 00:00:00
Dealing With Rejection 00:00:00
Rights And Payment 00:00:00
Kindle Publishing 00:00:00
Conclusion 00:00:00
Short Story Market Listing 00:00:00
Fiction And Writing Resources By Rob Parnell 00:00:00
Section 2 - The Short Story Writing Course In Text
The Short Story Writing Course In Text 00:00:00
Section 3 - Bonus Items
Bonus Items 00:00:00
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