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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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May 26, 2017

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May 9, 2017
Mr. James Hynes is a great lecturer! Watch this course if you are writing a book! Thank you Mr. Hynes!

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March 29, 2017

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