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Introduction to Fiction Writing

If you want to write fiction but need to develop basic skills, then take this course to examine the fundamentals of fiction, including story structure, character, plot, dialogue, description, point of view, style, and voice. Writing assignments help you to mine your life experiences for fiction pieces. Your work and the publications of established authors are read and analyzed in class. In addition, you are encouraged to develop your powers of observation and to hone your fiction-writing skills by writing sketches and viewing the process as a daily activity. This course may be used to fulfill the requirements of the Certificate in Storytelling: Narrative Tools and Applications.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • An understanding of the fundamentals elements of fiction
  • Peer and instructor critiques of your writing

Ideal for

  • The curious and creative
  • Aspiring and beginner writers
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