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Starting the Writing Process

Lecture no. 1 from the course: Writing Great Fiction: Storytelling Tips and Techniques

Starting the Writing Process

Taught by Professor James Hynes | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses

Nothing strikes fear in the heart of a writer like facing the blank page. Start your course in fiction writing with some strategies for beginnings. You’ll examine several ways to ease into a story, including the “5W’s” of journalism, outlines, and opening in medias res (“in the midst of things”). The good news, as you’ll see, is that there are no hard and fast rules.

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March 29, 2017

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November 23, 2016
Thank you for such an informative lecture and interesting writers exercise afterward.

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