Let's Write a Story! | Julia Gousseva | Skillshare
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6 Videos (35m)
    • Introduction

      0:57
    • Story Basics

      5:42
    • Character & Desire

      6:37
    • Specific Goals

      9:17
    • What's at Stake?

      12:30
    • Conclusion

      0:25

About This Class

Do you want to write a short story but don't know where to start? Or have you started writing but gave up because you did not know how to develop your story? 

This short class will show you how to create your main character, give that character a specific goal, and put some obstacles in his/her way to make the story more exciting for you and for your readers.

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Julia Gousseva

College Teacher, Writer

I'm a writer, a reader, and a teacher. Creative writing is my passion, and you can often find me at work on a new project. I'm the author of Adventures of Alex and Katie children’s books, Anya’s Story historical fiction series, three mystery novels, and a book of short stories. My work has been published in Highlights for Children and The Sun Magazine.  A few years ago, I enjoyed a year-long assignment with the Tucson Citizen writing My Tucson column. My current proje...

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