Learn how to capture and keep the interest of your readers.
The discovery of a body in the first chapter of a story is one of the more obvious ways of securing a reader's interest, but a number of subtler methods can achieve tension in fiction. Similarly, pace needn't refer to high-speed action so much as to the rate at which the plot develops. This course will consider what makes a book difficult to put down and how writers keep readers turning the pages. It is designed for writers and for readers interested in understanding literary techniques.
This course takes place on Zoom, and we will email you a joining link the day before.
There will be an opportunity to ask the tutors Sarah Burton and Jem Poster questions during a Q&A.
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