Short Story Writing Kit

Short Story Writing Kit

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Writing a short story is a very rewarding experience for writers at any level. As with novels, they require you to identify the themes and key emotions you’d like to convey to your readers. Short stories have always had the power to captivate and make an impact while challenging writers to be concise. In this exclusive kit from Writer’s Digest, you’ll find seven proven resources designed to help you write an excellent short story. Save money while getting the help you need from a source you trust!


KIT INCLUDES:


How to Write Short Stories and Use Them to Further Your Writing Career OnDemand Webinar
Retail Price: $29.99

For fiction writers pursuing a long-term career, the strategic use of short stories is proving to be a valuable tool for discoverability, honing craft, and bringing new joy to the writing life. In this presentation, bestselling author James Scott Bell reveals that key to you and shows you how to use it to create memorable stories in any genre.


From Short Story to Story Collection: How to Craft a Collection of Short Fiction That Gets Published and Sells OnDemand Webinar
Retail Price: $29.99

Almost every short story writer dreams of publishing a first collection. Unfortunately, few prepare for that event early enough—and the result are sales figures and publicity that do not rise to their full potential. This presentation offers a primer on steps one can take years in advance to ensure one’s future collection is a success.

A Year of Writing Prompts Digital Download
Retail Price: $7.99

Whether you're looking for general prompts, holiday prompts, fiction prompts, nonfiction prompts or anything in between, this digital guide provides you with a new writing opportunity every single day.


Training the Mind to be Receptive to Story Ideas Video Tutorial
Retail Price: $29.99

To write, you need ideas. But you also need ideas for how to develop those ideas. This tutorial will introduce you to several idea-generating and idea-developing strategies that will help you become a productive and prolific writer.


Story Goals OnDemand Webinar
Retail Price: $49.99

Are you struggling to plan a clear storyline or find your character’s developmental arc? Knowing what your main character’s goals are – both short- and long-term – can help you gain control. Learn how to determine your character’s overall story goals and individual scene goals and use that knowledge to create a page-turning tale.


Story Physics: Mastering the Most Important Moments in Your Story OnDemand Webinar
Retail Price: $79.00

Great stories—whether by intention, killer instincts, or sometimes by random luck—always have something in common: they leverage certain storytelling forces that grab a hold of, entice, and get into the heads of readers. This webinar clearly defines what those story moments and milestones are, including the most important moment in your story—which may not be what you think it is—where they go, and what connects them in context to an overall dramatic premise.


Marketing Short Fiction: The Art & Science of Literary Publishing Video Download
Retail Price: $39.99

The age of the computer and the Internet has led to an explosion of outlets for short fiction. How should an aspiring author choose among them? And what are the secrets to success in the publication game? In this tutorial, Jacob Appel offers his "tricks of the trade" on such subjects as market selection and submission, contests, cover letters, "best of" anthologies, red flags, and how to build a portfolio that appeals to agents.