Join today

Short Story Writing

If brevity is your thing, short story writing may be your avenue to tell stories. In this course, students will learn the differences between micro, flash, and short story fiction, the key components of writing in short fiction, and the tools needed to  write their own short fiction.
Format

Core

Starting date

Always Available

Duration

8 weeks

Price

$399

What you are going to learn

Short Fiction requires great skill!

This course attempts to ground knowledge in the science fiction short story. Exploration into micro, flash, and short story writing, the components of story, and case studies of various science fiction greats. 
Throughout this course you will discover science fiction authors in various short fiction formats.

In this course, students will learn
  • the differences between micro, flash, and short story fiction.
  • the key components of writing in short fiction.how to write their own short fiction.
  • how genre fiction utilizes each type of short story lengths.

Nicole Givens Kurtz

Author, Educator, Publisher
About
Nicole Givens Kurtz is an author, editor, and educator. She's the recipient of the Horror Writers Association's Diversity Grant and the Atomacon Palmetto Scribe Award-Best Short Story 2021. She's also the editor of the groundbreaking anthology, SLAY: Stories of the Vampire Noire. Her novels have been a finalist in the Dream Realm Awards, Fresh Voices, and EPPIE Awards for science fiction. Nicole has over 40 short stories published as well as numerous novels and three active speculative mystery series. She's a member of Horror Writers Association, Sisters in Crime, and Science Fiction Writers of America.
Created with