GET A QUICK AND DIRTY SHORT STORY FIX WITH THIS SUPER SPEEDY MASTERCLASS
- This whistlestop tour of short fiction will give you a solid foundation for your story writing, from the difference between a flash and a drabble to techniques for harnessing story ideas and turning them into something tangible.
Plus answers to questions like:
- – How long is a short story?
- – How do you drill down to the ‘fundamental human truth’ of a story?
- – How do you redraft and restructure and rework an idea until you find the *right* one?
- – How do you make characterisation the juicy, emotive centre of a story?
- – And what’s the secret ingredient to all worthwhile fiction.
Plus stellar short fiction examples and expert advice from authors like Paul McVeigh and Kit De Waal.
LESSONS IN THIS COURSE
HOW LONG IS A SHORT STORY?
THE FUNDAMENTAL NUGGET OF HUMAN TRUTH
THE IMPORTANCE OF PERCOLATION
WHAT TO LOOK FOR
SALVAGE & EXPANSION
ENTER THE STORY
LAYER IT UP
REFLECT, REFINE, REWRITE
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