Learn to Write Fiction That Sells

Anna Yeatts, Publisher/Editor/Author

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18 Videos (1h 3m)
    • Welcome to Write Stories That Sell

      2:00
    • The #1 Secret to Selling a Story

      1:42
    • Write Fast and Dirty: Finish Your Rough Drafts in Record Time

      5:31
    • Ready to Write? Writing Prompt

      1:13
    • Story Essentials 101

      5:10
    • Flash Fiction: Story in a Microcosm

      3:55
    • In Late, Out Early

      3:56
    • Start Small. Go Big.

      7:10
    • Writing on a High Wire: Writing Prompt 2

      1:54
    • Resonance: A Surefire Way to Make Me Buy Your Story

      4:49
    • Why I Buy Stories

      5:43
    • Finding My Own Voice

      2:32
    • Content Editing 101

      2:35
    • Line Editing 101

      2:42
    • Copy Editing 101

      1:49
    • How to Give a Professional Manuscript Critique Part 1

      2:30
    • How to Give a Professional Manuscript Critique Part 2

      5:29
    • Anna's Rules for Receiving a Professional Manuscript Critique

      2:01

About This Class

Learn to create stories that sell, not half-finished drafts you slog through only to receive yet another rejection letter.

From inspiration to final product, this course teaches the habits needed to become a productive working writer in the competitive short fiction market. Learn techniques to hone your craft, strengthen your storytelling skills, and create stories that catch an editor's eye, stand out from the slush pile, and ultimately, lead to sales.

What This Course Will Cover

  • Writing a short story from inspiration to final draft
  • The fundamentals of story structure
  • How to apply story structure to your own writing
  • Generate new fiction from regular writing prompts
  • The essentials of manuscript critique
  • An introduction to content, line, and copy editing
  • Give and receive peer feedback in a closed, safe environment
  • Learn which feedback to take and which to ignore
  • Tips & strategies to enhance your writing life

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Awesome mentor!
This is an energetic and fun course. I'm love the idea of flash fiction - just getting something down on paper feels great.

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Anna Yeatts

Publisher/Editor/Author

Anna Yeatts is a professional publisher, editor, and author. Her short fiction literary magazine, Flash Fiction Online, reaches over a half million readers every year. Her fiction has appeared in multiple magazines and anthologies including Orson Scott Card's Intergalactic Medicine Show, Mslexia, Daily Science Fiction, and Penumbra eMagazine and has been translated into multiple languages. Anna's newest publishing project, NASTY: Fetish Fights Back was recently launched from a successful Kick...

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