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Writing Classes

Education is an important part of a writer's career. That is why FanStory.com offers classes for adult writers of all skill levels. Take a class online from your computer. Participate while in the comfort of your home or office. Click on the title of the class below to find out more about the class. Four week classes are only $99.00.

AVAILABLE CLASSES

Advanced Short Stories

In this class, students are invited to go beyond the basic elements of fiction writing to explore issues of voice, nontraditional plot structure, and unconventional points of view; This will be accomplished through reading exemplary stories and responding in one's own writing. Each week there will be reading and writing assignments that will assist students toward completing at least one story draft by course end. In addition, the opportunity will be provided for students to read and respond to each other's work.
It will be helpful if students enter class with at least an idea for a story, but it's not necessary. We will review the basics of short story writing the first week, but students should be familiar from past class(es) with the basics of character, point of view (POV), plot elements, setting, and theme.

Starts: In 2 Days
Seats Left: 7 seats.

Advanced Nonfiction

Do you know where writers make the most money? While Stephen King may earn big bucks in fiction writing, for most writers it is nonfiction that will bring in the cash. The possibility for writing in different genres of nonfiction and selling to their markets is nearly endless. In this class, the student who already has basic understanding of nonfiction will have the opportunity to choose one topic of interest, such as a contemporary issue or the life of a public person, and explore it through writing a series of nonfiction pieces. Finding markets for one's work will also be addressed.
Starts: June 6th
Seats Left: 7 seats.

Contemporary Short Story

In this class you will learn how to read short fiction critically so that you can improve your own writing skills. You will learn how to develop the elements of your fiction through short writing exercises and receive structured feedback that will help you improve your writing skills. At the end of the class you will have one completed short story that is ready to be submitted for publication.

Starts: September 5th
Seats Left: 5 seats.

Our classes provide an excellent way to further develop your skills.

  • Small Classes. Our classes are small and designed to give you one on one instruction while you complete assignments on your own time and work at your own pace in the comfort of your own home.

  • Online Classrooms. All of the courses operate in our unique online classrooms. Your classroom offers you a location to meet with your instructor, read and enter assignments, and ask questions.

  • Expert Review. Experienced instructors offer private review and detailed help. In addition, classes give you the ability to share your work with your classroom peers as well as the entire FanStory.com writing community.

  • Great Value. Four week classes are only $99.00. Compare and you will find that classes online elsewhere are hundreds more and do not offer the small classroom size, personal attention, and benefits provided by being a school that is part of FanStory.com.
    Free Writer Membership. Provided with your class is a free two month membership to the FanStory.com writing community. This bonus gives you the ability to share share your writing with the community while participating in your classroom. Get feedback for everything you write, join free writing contests, and get motivated. Details on your free membership for writers.


FanStory.com writing courses provide adults with an opportunity to take classes online with experienced instructors.



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