Writing for Online Engagement: Fiction in a Digital World Free class

Rebecca Sky, Author

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11 Videos (1h 8m)
    • Introduction

    • Project

    • Online Writing Today

    • Writing and Plotting

    • Bringing the Craft Online

    • Audience

    • Merchandising: Personal

    • Merchandising: Covers & Blurbs

    • Marketing

    • Creative Strategies

    • Next Steps


About This Class

Join writer and Wattpad Star Rebecca Sky for a new Skillshare class on writing fiction today! You'll peel back the curtain on online writing and learn frameworks, techniques, and strategies for establishing, engaging, and growing a community around your work.

Key lessons cover today's writing landscape, tips for serialized fiction, merchandising individual stories, and marketing your work to build your personal brand — all to help you find success.

Perfect for creative writers, fanfic enthusiasts, bloggers, and beginners curious about self-publishing today, this welcoming class will empower writers of every level to confidently write fiction online.


This class is presented in collaboration with Wattpad, the world's largest community for readers and writers.

201 of 204 students recommendSee All

Thanks for all the tips and tricks! Actually, I'm not very active on Twitter at all but I've noticed you there. Which I why I listened to this class and now I'm interested in checking out our Wattpad. Like you say, the branding is super important and you seem to be doing it really well! Keep up the great work! :)
Mrs.Rebecca is doing a good job of teaching. Its so good I'm taking notes like its a real class
Nathalie S.

Future Writer

amazing class for someone who is beginning to write online stories, the teacher is very nice and goes through many important things . i really recommend it





Rebecca Sky


Rebecca Sky is an author from the icy tundras of Canada. She dreams of living in New York with her rock star hubby and their two four-legged children.

When not writing, you can find her reading, traveling, shopping for books, going to shows, and shopping for books! At heart she's a lipstick bohemian, lover of exclamation, and proud supporter of the Oxford comma.

Rebecca was recently featured in The New York Times and The Boston Globe, (check out the articles here). She is represented by Mollie Glick of Foundry Literary and Media. She wrote her very first story on Wattpad, is part of the weekly Twitter chat #Wattpad4, and won a 2014 Watty award for The Cheaters Club.