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Once Upon a Time: A Journey in Short Story Writing

Kandy Crosby-Hastings
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(173)
In this 6-week class, students will learn to brainstorm, outline, write, and revise a creative short story.

Class experience

Students will learn to think creatively and to brainstorm, outline, write, and revise a short work of fiction. 
I have a degree in professional writing from Liberty University.
Homework Offered
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.
2 - 4 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
I will provide an informal assessment of each student's participation and effort in the class.
Grades Offered
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.
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.  
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(173)
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... 
Group Class


for 6 classes
1x per week, 6 weeks
60 min

Completed by 11 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 11-13
2-8 learners per class

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