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Start Writing Fiction

Start Writing Fiction

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Start Writing Fiction

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This hands-on course helps you to get started with your own fiction writing, focusing on the central skill of creating characters.

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Start Writing Fiction focuses on a skill which is central to the writing of all stories and novels – creating characters.

You will listen to established writers, such as Louis de Bernières, Patricia Duncker, Alex Garland, Abdulrazak Gurnah, Tim Pears, Michèle Roberts and Monique Roffey, talk about how they started writing. You’ll consider the rituals of writing and the importance of keeping a journal.

You’ll learn how to develop your ideas and the importance of reflecting on writing and editing, and you’ll hear other writers talking about their approaches to research and consider ways of turning events into a plot.

You’ll also have the opportunity to review and comment on the work of fellow writers, and receive peer feedback on your own story, learning the importance of reading as a writer and how to receive and respond to feedback.

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Durataion:
8 weeks
level:
All
effort:
3 hours pw
Language:
English
Institute:
Futurelearn

FREE