Once Upon a Time: A Journey in Short Story Writing
In this 6-week class, students will learn to brainstorm, outline, write, and revise a short fiction masterpiece.
148 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 2 learners
learners per class
$12 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 6 weeks
60 minutes per class
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In this 6-week class, students will learn to brainstorm, outline, write, and revise a creative short story. In week one, learners will brainstorm what type of short story they want to write. They will choose a genre of short story (fantasy, science fiction, historical fiction, horror, romance, realistic fiction, etc.). Learners will be required to keep their storyline within the bounds of a PG rating. In this brainstorming session, students will discuss and notate possible settings,...
Students will learn how to organize their creative ideas into a short story. They will learn how to brainstorm, outline, write, and revise their ideas.
I have a degree in professional writing from Liberty University.
Students will be given sections of their short story to write each week for homework. In the final three weeks of class, students will be required to write two rough drafts and a final project for homework.
Students will need to bring a notebook and pencil or pen to each class. Students can choose to write their stories by hand or on a computer. They will need access to one or the other for this writing class.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
I will provide an informal assessment of each student's participation and effort in the class.
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
Each student will be able to choose their genre of short story. Students will be required to keep their stories within the bounds of a PG rating.
Homeschool Teacher, MA History, MA Professional Writing, MA Human Services
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
148 total reviews
215 completed classes
My name is Kandy Crosby-Hastings. I teach history, classic literature, and writing classes. I am a homeschool parent of two sons, who are now teenagers. We have homeschooled for thirteen years. I also have experience working in the public school...