Online Short Story Clinics (beginner, intermediate and advanced)

Date and time: 7th February 2018 - 20th June 2018 12:00 am

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Online: Beginners Short Story Clinic

With Laura Jean McKay

Every story begins with a messy first draft. This beginners’ clinic is a constructive and supportive environment that will help you identify the strengths and weaknesses of your story, learn the elements of your craft and provide direction for your next draft. Receive direct feedback from your tutor and fellow course participants with this online course for those just starting out in short story writing.

Stories of up to 1,500 words due midnight Wednesdays 7 February, 7 March, 4 April, 9 May and 6 June

Member price: $240/$250

Non-member price: $310

Level: Early

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Online: Intermediate Short Story Clinic

With Steven Amsterdam

At any stage of a writing career, the feedback we receive is either acceptance or rejection, which lacks nuance and usefulness. In this intermediate clinic, regular critiques provide the basis for constructive, independent learning, with the goal of helping you develop as many as five stories over five months. Receive direct feedback from your tutor and fellow course participants with this online course.

Stories of up to 1,500 words due midnight Wednesdays 7 February, 7 March, 4 April, 9 May, 6 June

Member price: $240/$250

Non-member price: $310

Level: Emerging

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Online: Advanced Short Story Clinic

With Laurie Steed

Receive direct feedback from your tutor and fellow course participants online, and develop up to five stories over five months. Whether you’re an experienced writer working towards the completion of a manuscript or looking to maintain momentum and sharpen writing skills, this clinic provides sustained mentorship and specific feedback on the refinement of your own voice and style. Participants must have had a short story published OR have already participated in a Writers Victoria Advanced Short Story Clinic to enrol in this course.

Stories of up to 1,500 words due midnight Wednesdays 21 February, 21 March, 18 April, 23 May, 20 June

Member price: $240/$250

Non-member price: $310

Level: Established

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