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How to Write Short Stories and Get them Published When You’re a Beginner!

What can the right short story writing course teach you?

Justiss Goode | Follow @GoodeWriter
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5 min readOct 9, 2022
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  • How to write short stories fast
  • How to write short stories that are concise
  • How to write short stories that keep readers engaged
  • How to write short stories and get them published

These are all necessary skills that a short story writing course can teach a beginner.

Even if you have no writing experience to start with, you can learn to be a skilled storyteller, writing stories that you actually get paid for.

In fact, in answer to the question: How to become a writer or author, the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics had this to say:

“In addition, anyone with Internet access can start a blog and gain writing experience. Some of this writing may lead to paid assignments regardless of education. Writers or authors can come from different backgrounds and experiences.”

When it comes to jumping in with no previous writing experience, Medium is proof that it’s possible. But if you want to become the best short story writer you can possibly be, it helps to start with a solid foundation.

Sure, you can test the waters by striking out on your own, and publishing on platforms like Medium. But unless you understand what you’re doing right and what you’re doing wrong, you’ll continue making mistakes and your writing will probably be in vain.

Maybe you’re already hearing the crickets when you self publish your own stories.

Could you possibly benefit from a short story writing course?

Don’t underestimate the value of taking a reputable online story writing course, and believe it or not, there are actually some good ones out there.

This suggestion is not just for new or aspiring writers who want to eventually make money from the stories they write.



Justiss Goode | Follow @GoodeWriter
Daily Justiss

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