Writing prose fiction

This course will focus on writing short stories and novels, and students will learn some of the major techniques employed in creating these forms of prose fiction. An introduction to the central elements of fiction, such as narration, story structures, genre and characterisation will be given. Students will gain insight into reading fiction from the point of view of writers, and will be able to engage in discussion from a critical perspective. The course will be based around critiques of published works as well as the works of students. Writing tasks will be assigned to encourage the writing of new prose fiction across a variety of genres.

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Key facts

  • Cost: £520
  • Credits: 40