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Make Extra Income Writing Short Stories

Susan Palmquist, Freelance Writer, Author, Self Publisher

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13 Videos (57m)
    • Welcome

      0:02
    • What is a Short Story?

      2:51
    • What Makes a Great Short Story?

      2:27
    • Mistakes of the Beginning Short Story Writer

      5:21
    • Researching the Short Story Market

      8:38
    • Plotting Your Short Story

      5:14
    • Characters for your Short Story

      3:49
    • Dialogue

      7:46
    • Point of View

      3:46
    • Narration and Pacing

      2:52
    • Setting and Time

      3:14
    • Markets for Your Short Stoies

      7:55
    • Class Wrap Up

      2:47

About This Class

Have you ever thought about writing but don't feel you're ready to tackle a full length novel or maybe you just want to learn the basics of writing before you dive into a longer project.

More online publications are springing up daily and now with the opportunity to publish your work on Amazon, there's never been a better time to be a short story writer and earn some extra income.

In this class i'll take you step by step on the skills needed to write a great short story.

I'll be covering-

Mistakes of the beginning short story writer.

Creating characters readers will love.

Developing a plot in this short format.

How to create perfect dialogue.

How to choose your point of view character.

Pacing, narration, setting and time

And finally I'll be telling you about some of the possible markets for your work.

So I hope you'll take this first step to earning some extra money as a short story writer.

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Susan Palmquist

Freelance Writer, Author, Self Publisher

Susan Palmquist writes under her own name and that of her pen name Vanessa Devereaux. She's the author of 100 books and since 2008, she's been tutoring aspiring authors and teaching workshops for various chapter of the Romance Writers of America.

Prior to teaching she was a full time freelance writer and her work has appeared in such publications as Health, Arthritis Today, Lifetime TV, and American Profile.

She also blogs at her writing web site, www.thiswriterslife.com

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