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Salman Rushdie Teaches Storytelling And Writing

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Overview

Teaches Storytelling and Writing

To the delight of readers across the globe, Salman Rushdie’s genre-defying novels have brought surreal and magical realms to life for decades. Now the Booker Prize–winning author teaches you the art and craft of storytelling. Learn how to draw from your own experiences to build vivid worlds, authentic characters, and complex plots. There are extraordinary stories that only you can write—start sharing them.

Syllabus

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1. Meet Your Instructor
2. Determine How to Tell Your Story
3. Flesh Out Your Story’s Structure
4. Opening Lines With Power
5. Drawing From Storytelling Traditions
6. Conceiving Characters
7. Bringing Characters to Life
8. Revealing Character
9. Setting as a Character
10. Your Unmistakably Unique Worldview
11. Observing the World
12. Developing Your Narrative Style
13. Building a Surrealist Story
14. Researching the Novel
15. All Writing Is Rewriting
16. Editing and Feedback: The Confidence to Share
17. Develop Your Relationship With Writing
18. Salman’s Global Canon
19. Seven Useful Tips for Writers

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Salman Rushdie

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