Creating Universes, Building Worlds: The Short Story in Science Fiction and Fantasy
How do you introduce an alien environment, create an alternate timeline or magical realm, and then populate it with characters whose problems matter to its readers--all in 5,000 words or less? Designed for those interested…
What you can learn.
- Explore subgenres of sci fi and fantasy to learn how you can best frame the story you want to write
- Learn the principles of short fiction by writing and workshopping pieces
- Get an overview of the market for publishing speculative fiction, sci fi, and fantasy
- Immerse yourself in the conventions and opportunities of writing in these genres
About this course:
Summer 2019 Schedule
These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.