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DRAMATIC WRITING BWR110

Online Course in Dramatic Writing

Study Dramatic Writing at home.

Dramatic writing includes short stories, poems, novels, screen plays etc. If want to produce a dramatic work but are unsure about how to start this course is suitable for you.

Duration : 100 hours

You will learn to:

  • Define and develop an understanding of dramatic writing.
  • Develop methods of developing characters in dramatic writing.
  • Define different genres and develop themes for dramatic writing.
  • Develop techniques for developing your plot.
  • Describe techniques for weaving a story.
  • Develop a short story using dramatic writing.
  • Develop a chapter of dramatic writing.
  • Determine how to develop sub plots.

Course Structure

1. Introduction

  • Motivation
  • Typing time
  • Types of Writing
  • Making decisions about what to write; deciding the genre, know your stuff,  concept, synopsis, etc
  • Keeping a notebook
  • Process of Story Development
  • Planning what you Write
  • Developing your Voice
  • Terminology

2. Characters

  • Developing the characters
  • Building Characters
  • The Main Characters
  • Minor Characters

3. Theme & Genre

  • Developing a Theme
  • Universal Themes
  • Sub Themes
  • Creating Conflict
  • Names

4. Plot Development

  • Developing the big picture
  • Decisions to Make
  • Ambience
  • The end of a story Memoir
  • Biographies
  • Reflective Stories
  • Historical
  • Sense of Place
  • Opinionated Stories

5. Weaving a Story

  • Action, Emotion and Mirror Technique
  • Parallel Lives Technique
  • Palm Cards Technique
  • Let your Character Drive the Story
  • Developing a Story Line
  • Problems to Avoid
  • A Dialectical Approach
  • Other Approaches
  • How Character Affects Plot
  • Motive
  • Consequences
  • Flashbacks and Flash forwards

6. Writing a Dramatic Short Story

  • Who is the Antagonist
  • Who are the Main Characters
  • Developing a Sense of Place

7. Developing Sub Plots

  • Reasons for sub Plots
  • Ways to Develop sub Plots
  • Plants

8. Writing a Chapter for a Dramatic Novel or Play

  • Getting Published
  • Writing Resources
  • Writing as a Business
  • Vanity Publishing
  • Dealing with Publishers
  • Creating a Chapter or Segment of a larger work

Enrol Now

  • Experienced Tutor support
  • Certificate sent to you
  • Online study (Printed notes available)
  • Self paced - no set timetable
  • 12 months to complete course

$599.00

Send me a free info pack

    Online Course in Dramatic Writing

    Study Dramatic Writing at home.

    Dramatic writing includes short stories, poems, novels, screen plays etc. If want to produce a dramatic work but are unsure about how to start this course is suitable for you.

    Duration : 100 hours

    You will learn to:

    • Define and develop an understanding of dramatic writing.
    • Develop methods of developing characters in dramatic writing.
    • Define different genres and develop themes for dramatic writing.
    • Develop techniques for developing your plot.
    • Describe techniques for weaving a story.
    • Develop a short story using dramatic writing.
    • Develop a chapter of dramatic writing.
    • Determine how to develop sub plots.

    Course Structure

    1. Introduction

    • Motivation
    • Typing time
    • Types of Writing
    • Making decisions about what to write; deciding the genre, know your stuff,  concept, synopsis, etc
    • Keeping a notebook
    • Process of Story Development
    • Planning what you Write
    • Developing your Voice
    • Terminology

    2. Characters

    • Developing the characters
    • Building Characters
    • The Main Characters
    • Minor Characters

    3. Theme & Genre

    • Developing a Theme
    • Universal Themes
    • Sub Themes
    • Creating Conflict
    • Names

    4. Plot Development

    • Developing the big picture
    • Decisions to Make
    • Ambience
    • The end of a story Memoir
    • Biographies
    • Reflective Stories
    • Historical
    • Sense of Place
    • Opinionated Stories

    5. Weaving a Story

    • Action, Emotion and Mirror Technique
    • Parallel Lives Technique
    • Palm Cards Technique
    • Let your Character Drive the Story
    • Developing a Story Line
    • Problems to Avoid
    • A Dialectical Approach
    • Other Approaches
    • How Character Affects Plot
    • Motive
    • Consequences
    • Flashbacks and Flash forwards

    6. Writing a Dramatic Short Story

    • Who is the Antagonist
    • Who are the Main Characters
    • Developing a Sense of Place

    7. Developing Sub Plots

    • Reasons for sub Plots
    • Ways to Develop sub Plots
    • Plants

    8. Writing a Chapter for a Dramatic Novel or Play

    • Getting Published
    • Writing Resources
    • Writing as a Business
    • Vanity Publishing
    • Dealing with Publishers
    • Creating a Chapter or Segment of a larger work

    Send me free info pack

      Enrol Now

      • Experienced Tutor support
      • Certificate sent to you
      • Online study (Printed notes available)
      • Self paced - no set timetable
      • 12 months to complete course

      $599.00

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