Let's Write 20 Minute Stories! Ongoing Creative Writing Class

In each of these creative writing classes, students will write a complete short story with randomly assigned story elements in just 20 minutes. Students will have fun while improving their writing skills.
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Completed by 9 learners

55 minutes

per class

Once per week

every week


year olds


learners per class

per learner

How does anOngoingcourse work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

How Outschool Works

Available Times

Pacific Time

Next on Wed Jun 8

Meets Once per week
3pm - 3:55pm

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Class Experience

Students will review elements of a story in a fun way.
Students will write a creative short story based on randomly assigned elements.
Students will read and listen to others as time permits.
Students will improve their creative writing skills.
Students who participate in multiple ongoing classes will amass a collection of their own stories.
I have enjoyed creative writing my whole life. I wrote my first award-winning story in first grade. I have co-authored three anthologies of creative works, and my stories have been published in print and on-line publications. I love to share my enthusiasm for writing with others!
Students should bring paper and pencils/pens to class. 
Optional handouts may be provided for enrolled students and will be uploaded to the classroom.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Mary Dansak
Lives in the United States
Science Nerd, Nature Lover, Passionate Writer, Certified Teacher (she/her)
560 total reviews
399 completed classes

About Me

Hello Parents and Learners!

I am excited to share my enthusiasm about the natural world with you. I've been wide-eyed in wonder about this planet we live on since childhood, and it thrills me to share my passion with kids. My love for science is... 
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