Telling stories has been a part of the human experience for as long as people have existed. But transforming stories into written works can be a daunting process. Using a blend of literary inspirations, generative writing exercises and in-depth discussions, novelist Cassandra Rose Clarke examines the basics of good fiction and offers insight into both the revision and publication processes. From developing characters and plot to structuring a story, this course guides you through the steps of crafting fiction. The workshop culminates with an opportunity to have your work critiqued. All fiction genres are welcome, from literary to mystery and speculative. This course is suitable for beginning and intermediate fiction writers.


  • Developing characters
  • Developing setting
  • Developing a plot
  • Story structure
  • The revision process
  • Submitting your work
  • Critiques

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