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GURMEET MATTU

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HOW TO

WRITE

FICTION

Gurmeet Mattu

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Gurmeet Mattu is an award-winning writer, a trained journalist and a qualified trainer. He has written professionally for print, stage, radio, TV, cinema and online. This is the perfect combination to bring you an easily absorbed course in the methodology of creative writing. Not only does he have vast experience in writing in different mediums, his qualification as a coach (Scottish Vocational Qualification in Training & Development, Level III) means he knows how to design and deliver training courses.

Following the 15 modules in this course will give you a clear insight into the requirements of creative writing, from building characters to delivering believable dialogue. Best known for his comedy writing Mattu brings a light-hearted approach to the serious business of writing fiction.

He has written three novels, so if you’d like to actually read what he’s written, to see if he’s any good, you can find them at his website by clicking the banner below.

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CONTENTS

1. INTRODUCTION

2. (Module 1) NON-FICTION

Hold on, you say, I want to learn about creative writing. This Module will teach you about news writing, in effect ‘losing your voice’.

3. (Module 2) RESEARCH & ANALYSIS

To become a writer you must read, but with a critical eye.

4. (Module 3) FINDING YOUR VOICE

Having helped you lose your voice in Module 1, I now help you to rediscover it. This is about confidence.

5. (Module 4) PLOT & NARRATIVE

To plot or not to plot, that is the question.

6. (Module 5) CHARACTERS

Where do you find them?

7. (Module 6) DIALOGUE

How to make it natural.

8. (Module 7) STRUCTURE

Classical dramatic structures still works. Find out why.

9. (Module 8) TEMPO

How to vary the pace of your writing.

10. (Module 9) SYNOPSES

How to make this chore work for you.

11. (Module 10) STYLE

Can you write high colour?

12. (Module 11) DRAMA

Exploring other outlets - theatre/radio/TV.

13. (Module 12) FORMATTING

Different markets demand different styles.

14. (Module 13) EDITING

How to kill your babies.

15. (Module 14) MARKETING

Publishers, agents, commissioning, producers and similar riff raff. Have you considered selfpublishing, POD or ebooks?

16. (Module 15) TASKS

17. Conclusion

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