Short stories are one of the most well liked forms of fiction. They are able to be read in an hour, and a good short story leaves the reader wanting more.


The Short Story Writing course gives you the chance to develop your skills to write a story worth selling. Throughout the course you will be given tips on dialogue, theme and how to create impact in fewer words than in a novel.


If you love to read and write and would like to put your creative talents on paper, then enrol into the Short Story Writing course and begin today.


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Online & Correspondence
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Plot planning
  2. Writing effective stories
  3. Essential fiction know-how
  4. The way to characterise
  5. Selling short stories
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Determine what constitutes a short story
  • Examine plot analysis and how this affects the content of the story
  • Learn the appropriate story structure and writing styles for short stories
  • Understand the short story market
  • Learn how to develop your character to keep the story intriguing for the reader
  • Determine the setting and theme of your stories
  • Learn editing skills and how to present your manuscripts for review