Have you ever wondered what makes those award-winning, bestselling novels and short stories so great? In this class, you'll discover what distinguishes stories that captivate their readers, and you will practice those features in your own writing. We will read a variety of short stories and we will investigate what makes the writing interesting. At the same time, we will do writing and revision exercises to make our writing more vibrant and engaging. Whether you’re an experienced fiction writer or are just starting to try your hand at stories, you will finish the course with a sharpened sense of what makes readers want to turn the page.