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Writing Short Stories that Sell with Bryan Young

Date(s): Saturday, May 29, 2021, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Phoenix MST
Location:
Zoom
Type(s):
Craft Class
Genre and Form(s): Fiction, Genre Fiction, Publishing, Short Stories, Storytelling
Cost: $89 Regular, $49 Student

About the Class

From generating ideas to write about and choosing the right point of view to structuring your short story and picking a winning ending, you're going to learn techniques to get you on the path to writing great short stories. You'll learn techniques on how to craft your story and how to sell it. We'll do hands-on writing exercises to explore your creativity and give you a launching pad to story ideas that you'll be able to submit for publication.

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Meet Your Instructor

Bryan Young works across many different media. He worked as a writer and producer of documentary films, which were called "filmmaking gold" by The New York Times. He's also published comic books with Slave Labor Graphics and Image Comics. He's been a regular contributor for the Huffington Post, StarWars.com, Star Wars Insider magazine, SYFY, /Film, and the founder and editor in chief of the geek news and review site Big Shiny Robot! He co-authored Robotech: The Macross Saga RPG in 2019 and in 2020 he wrote a novel in the BattleTech Universe called Honor's Gauntlet.

About the Piper Writers Studio

The Piper Writers Studio is committed to supporting writers in every stage of their development by providing challenging, diverse, and accessible educational opportunities. All classes are not-for-credit, and are intended for an open to the public. You do not need to be an ASU student to attend. Writers of all backgrounds, genres, and experience levels are welcome. Discounts for students, senior citizens, individuals experiencing economic challenges, and other groups are available for every class. To learn more about the Piper Writer Studio, visit our website at http://piper.asu.edu/classes/about.