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The Short Story for Beginners [Nancy Kress]

Have you ever wanted to write a short story but aren’t sure how to go about it? Bring an idea — even a vague idea — to this course and learn how to turn it, step by step, into a story. With lectures, examples, and exercises, we will cover the basics of short story writing, including developing a plot, writing that first scene, creating interesting characters, intensifying conflict, writing the climax, and polishing the final draft. At each step, you will share your progress with — and get feedback from — the instructor and your beta-readers: the rest of the class.