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Storytelling 101 - Character, Conflict, Context and Craft

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How do you write a story that feels alive? What makes a story different from an anecdote? Join renowned urban fantasy writer Daniel José Older for a 40-minute dive into the fundamentals of narrative storytelling with the Storytelling 101 - Character, Conflict, Context and Craft course offered by the Skillshare platform.

Overview

About this Class

Energetic, bite-sized lessons explore:

  • The "4 C's" of storytelling: character, conflict, context, and craft 
  • Breaking down how each "C" works in Older's short story, Salsa Nocturna 
  • Tools and questions to ask yourself as you're developing your own story 

The Storytelling 101 - Character, Conflict, Context and Craft course offered by the Skillshare platform is for creative writers (both aspiring and established), and everyone who wants a deeper understanding of what makes a great story so captivating. You'll leave this class armed with a tried-and-true framework for writing your own fictional short story, and inspired to put pen to paper.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Character
  • Character in "La Salsa Nocturna"
  • Conflict
  • Conflict in "Salsa Nocturna"
  • Context
  • Craft

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Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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