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Journey Of The Fantastic Online Course

A guide to science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Writing

Learn to unleash your imagination and start writing books. Learn how to write books with different genres such as Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror. Widen the range of your imaginative ideas as you write Science Fiction, dwell in the world of magic, mythic elements in fantasy and scare your readers with your horror stories.

Study with the support of experienced and highly qualified tutors. Available as online course, or by correspondence. Payment Plans available.

Journey into the Fantastic

Introduction

  • Part 1 :
  • The Career of Writing
  • Ideas
  • Choosing the genre
  • Activity 1
  • A Word from Richard Harland
  • Knowing the cliché
  • Where and how to start
  • Part 2 :
  • Beginning Middle End
  • Knowing the BME
  • Establishing the plot
  • Activity 2
  • The plot, don't lose it
  • Part 3:
  • Characters
  • What is character
  • How to name a character
  • The use of real people
  • Activity 3
  • A word from Robert J Sawyer
  • Assignments 1,2 & 3
  • Part 4:
  • Themes and Tropes
  • Activity 4
  • Theme and planning
  • Bending or Breaking
  • A short story (Full example of genre fiction)
  • Nothing is ever new
  • Part 5:
  • View Point and Dialogue
  • Fiction example 2
  • View point continued
  • Activity 5
  • The talking story/dialogue
  • On saidisms
  • Part 6:
  • Scene setting
  • The static scene
  • Background
  • Activity 6
  • Scene in genre - mixed examples
  • Assignment 4, 5 & 6
  • Part 7:
  • Action and conflict
  • The brooding character
  • Mood
  • Creating obstacles
  • Activity 7
  • Resolution of conflict
  • The use of elements
  • Assignment 7
  • Part 8:
  • The writer and the story
  • Being brave and handling criticism
  • Fame, fortune and infamy
  • Activity 8
  • The all-important synopsis
  • It is now up to you.
  • Assignment 7 & 8

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