How To Write Short Stories with Jane Bettany

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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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      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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      Course Overview
      Welcome and Introduction

      What are short stories?
      How Short is Short?

      Story Genres: What kind do you want to write?
      Different Genres
      The First Writing Exercise

      Find your market before you start
      Short Story Handouts
      Finding Your Market

      Analysing Short Story Markets
      Analysing the Market

      Other ways to get your story published
      Competition Tips
      Alternative Routes to Market

      Where do you get your ideas?
      Cook Up a Story
      Getting Ideas

      Create a Great Opening
      The Great Opening

      Plot and Structure
      Plot Structure Handouts
      Develop a Plot and Structure

      Using Flashback
      Gently Does It Handouts
      Introduction to Flashback

      Deciding on Viewpoint

      Deciding which tense to use
      Choosing the Right Tense for your Story

      The Essential Ingredient

      Creating Characters
      Naming Your Characters

      Setting and Description
      Using the Five Senses
      Introduction to Settings and Descriptions

      Writing Dialogue
      Writing Believable Dialogue

      Ending Your Story
      The Big Freeze
      Bringing it to an End

      Editing Your Story
      Editing Exercise

      Proofreading Your Work
      Proofreading Tips

      Submitting your story to an Editor
      Cover Sheet
      Submitting Your Story

      Dealing with Rejection

      Overcoming Writer's Block
      Writer's Block
      Write, write, write

      Action Plan
      12 Step Action Plan

      Part 1
      Part 2
      Part 3
      Part 4