Writing

Creativity Exercise: How to Write a Short Story in a Week or Less

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Aug 17, 2021 • 3 min read

Some types of writer’s block come from setting unrealistic goals. To counter this unhelpful mindset and break out of writer’s block, try writing a single short story within a strict time limit—as little as one week or even one day. Learn how to write a short story fast with our step-by-step guide.