Start writing fiction - Audio

Start writing fiction - Audio

The Open University

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This album provides the budding author with everything they need to know about approaching the art of fiction writing. Each track contains discussions and interviews with best-selling novelists from a variety of backgrounds including Alex Garland, Louis de Bernières, Abdulrazak Gurnah and Monique Roffey. This enlightening and engaging series tackles the practicalities and pitfalls of writing fiction. It contains invaluable advice on the creation of characters, the structure of narratives and how to turn an idea into the book you’ve always wanted to write. This material forms part of The Open University course A174 Start writing fiction. (New and updated content added July 2009)
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This album provides the budding author with everything they need to know about approaching the art of fiction writing. Each track contains discussions and interviews with best-selling novelists from a variety of backgrounds including Alex Garland, Louis de Bernières, Abdulrazak Gurnah and Monique Roffey. This enlightening and engaging series tackles the practicalities and pitfalls of writing fiction. It contains invaluable advice on the creation of characters, the structure of narratives and how to turn an idea into the book you’ve always wanted to write. This material forms part of The Open University course A174 Start writing fiction. (New and updated content added July 2009)
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Start writing fiction

08 Jul 2009 | 54 secs

Start writing fictio...

08 Jul 2009 | 54 secs

Starting the writing proc...

08 Jul 2009 | 10 mins 07 secs

Starting the writing...

08 Jul 2009 | 10 mins 07 secs

Researching and influenci...

08 Jul 2009 | 07 mins 25 secs

Researching and infl...

08 Jul 2009 | 07 mins 25 secs

Characters and genre

08 Jul 2009 | 10 mins 37 secs

Characters and genre

08 Jul 2009 | 10 mins 37 secs

Narrative and structural ...

08 Jul 2009 | 11 mins 01 sec

Narrative and struct...

08 Jul 2009 | 11 mins 01 sec

Redrafting and editing

08 Jul 2009 | 06 mins 12 secs

Redrafting and editi...

08 Jul 2009 | 06 mins 12 secs

How to keep going

08 Jul 2009 | 07 mins 26 secs

How to keep going

08 Jul 2009 | 07 mins 26 secs