Wattpad x Skillshare Teach Contest: Writing Short Stories

Wattpad and Skillshare are teaming up to challenge you to create an online class to share your expertise in short story telling with a global community of students. Do you know the secrets to crafting compelling short stories or wish someone had taught you the skills you’ve picked up today? Now’s your opportunity to share that information with millions of others.

As a teacher on Skillshare, you’ll earn money for every student that enrolls in your class, plus build your brand as a writer and teacher. Publish your first class by March 25th and you’ll also qualify to win prizes, like a free annual membership to Skillshare, a $50 cash bonus, and your class featured on How Wattpad Works

In the contest, you'll make 20-45 minutes videos walking students through the skills they need to write a short story. Never taught or made videos before? No problem! The only equipment you'll need is your computer - we'll give you the support and resources you need to make an awesome class. Learn more below.

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Who teaches?

Everyone can be a teacher on Skillshare. You don’t need to have teaching experience or be well-known to start a class, grow a following and make an income. With support, resources and easy to use tools, we’ll help you create a class in no time.

Why teach?

Teaching is a great way to earn real money, grow your online presence and your readership. As a teacher, you’ll join a community of creatives who are sharing their passion and inspiring over a million students worldwide. Learn more about Skillshare and teaching at www.skillshare.com/teach.

How do I get started?

Sign up above to commit to creating a class on Skillshare over the next 30 days. Skillshare will walk you through every step of the way, including weekly milestone emails, a live info session, and robust resources covering everything you’ll need to make a great online class.

The contest begins February 25th, but participants can get started at any time by signing up above. Every Wattpad member who publishes a class on Skillshare by 11:59 PM PST March 31st will get:

  • A $50 cash bonus
  • A free Annual Premium Membership to Skillshare ($96 value)

Up to 3 grand prize winners will also have their classes promoted in an email to the Skillshare community and on How Wattpad Works, reaching over 3M users!

Have questions? Email teach@skillshare.com for support and feedback.

Rules and Conditions:

  • Participants must abide by Skillshare terms of service
  • $50 bonus applicable based on the following New Teacher Promotion terms
  • Grand prize winners will be selected by members of the Skillshare and Wattpad team at their discretion, including but not limited to the teacher’s  1. adherence to guidelines, 2. creativity, 3. engagement of teacher.