>I’m currently teaching an online course called “Writing the Literary Short Story” on a terrific site: Writers.com. The participants have varying degrees of writing experience, but we’re having engaging discussions on topics such as plot, character, setting, dialogue, beginnings, time, endings, and other subjects. We’ve also been reading and discussing some great published stories (available online so there’s no textbook to buy), doing writing exercises, and critiquing stories by participants. It’s been a great class.

If this is something you might be interested in, the same course will be repeated beginning in July. And later in the year I’ll be running an advanced Literary Short Story Workshop as well as a separate course on Publishing the Literary Short Story, which I think will attract some interest. Contact Writers.com for enrollment information.

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  1. >Clifford, congrats on spreading the word. I may have to sign up. I’d love to be a part of those conversations. I’m going to check it out.

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