Course Description

Explore your own self-expression through the art of writing short stories. Short fiction has become hugely popular, from the standard short story to flash fiction. Whether you want to publish stories or just experiment with this fascinating genre, this workshop is for you. We’ll read and discuss a variety of short works for inspiration and explore the art and elements of writing short fiction. Through engaging assignments and in-class writing exercises, you’ll experience the many facets of the genre. Sharing your writing in our supportive workshop environment will help develop your skill and confidence. We’ll also explore options from building your portfolio to generating extra income as a short story writer. Bring your favorite notebook and writing instrument!


"I’ve taken two writing classes (Short Story Writing Workshop) and Write a Novel in 30 Days Workshop) with Laura Ehrke, and enjoyed them both. Her exercises and supporting material are helpful and informative. She is a caring instructor, and her classes are just plain fun." Pam Gitta
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