Writing Short Stories

Detailed Course Structure

Tactics for Winning – orientation and motivation for learners

Introduction:

• Correct manuscript presentation
• The right way to plot plan
• Developing ideas for plots

How to write the story:

• Writing style
• A natural style
• Natural dialogue
• Dialect
• The apostrophe
• Technical aspects

Getting the story started:

• Developing the plot plan
• The first draft
• Introducing the Key Character
• Establishing the scene
• Human Interest
• Marketing saleable work
• About the magazine
• About the story
• Grades of markets
• The middle market

Characterisation

• Physical appearance
• Long or short?
• Clothes
• Mannerisms

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