Hermiona University

The Art of Writing Short Stories


Humanities & Social Sciences


Writing is one of the most powerful tools for self-expression. This course teaches students how to write short stories, foremost by reading them. In studying how renowned short story writers use this medium to express everything from personal accounts and memories, to politics and transcendental motives, students will learn the basic techniques of creative writing to then form their own narratives.

Skills learned:

By the end of this course, students will know how to:
- Express complicated ideas using persuasive language and precise word–choice
- Analyze short stories based on plot, characters, and motifs, and then discuss their ideas with others
- Write short stories grounded in fictional and live subject matters

Age group:



June 15th - July 12th;
July 6th - August 2nd;

Form of education:

Twice/week; 60 minute sessions.
Interactive lessons in groups of 7-10 people

Language of instruction:

English, Russian

Available days:

Tuesday / Friday (9:00 - 11:00 NY)
Monday / Thursday (15:00 - 17:00 NY)


$280/8 lessons

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