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Walter Mosley Teaches Fiction And Storytelling

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Teaches Fiction and Storytelling

Walter Mosley, bestselling author and recipient of the National Book Award’s Lifetime Achievement Medal, has written more than 60 books over his 30-year career and is celebrated for fiction that addresses our culture’s racial divides. Now he’s sharing the elements of storytelling that have helped him along the way. Learn how to choose the right words, structure, genre, and characters to create the novel that’s in you.

Syllabus

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1. Meet Your Instructor
2. Walter’s Process: Writing Every Day
3. Developing Fictional Characters
4. Story vs. Plot
5. Narrative Voice, Point of View, and Dialogue
6. Descriptive and Vivid Language
7. Using Poetry to Understand Language
8. Fiction, Race, and Representation
9. Genre and “Rules” of Fiction
10. Surviving the Publishing Industry
11. Discovering Yourself Through Writing
12. Living a Creative Life
13. Walter’s Most Important Thing

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