This course offers insight into the particular demands of the science fiction and fantasy genres from worldbuilding to magic & technology to polishing your work for publication. Each student is expected to write approximately 1,000 – 8,000 words a week and will produce one publication quality short story by the end of class. Students will learn to edit their own work and to receive and give constructive criticism. Instructor has been working as an editor and writer in the Fantasy and Science Fiction publishing industry for over 15 years and recently written a guide to writing and publishing in the industry. Beginners and experienced writers are welcome. Tuition includes the cost of textbook.