It is one thing to have stories to tell and it is another thing to know how best to deliver it. To ease you into the process, I will teach you the elements that make a story, and also address factors that can help you get into the mindset of writing.
About this course
It teaches strategies you can deploy to close gaping holes in any story plot.
You will learn how you can write a captivating first page that will keep your readers flipping the pages of your novel.
This course is a writer’s companion and manual when it comes to fiction writing. Be you a newbie or a professional, it will help you get writing, to publishing and marketing your book in this digital age. You will be exposed to strategies employed by notable authors in the industry, and you can apply the knowledge to develop your style.
Each module helps you think of your story as a meal that must be cooked with adequate portions of the different ingredients, in order to serve your readers with a well-cooked meal, and leave them craving more. By the end of the course, you will know how to develop your story and also how you can market your first great book.
- How to structure your story
- How to create believable characters
- How to create a convincing conflict
- Elements that make up the first page
Meet the instructor
I am a computer scientist, writer and chef with a healthy appetite. I am a Muslim romance bilingual writer. I cook up fiction that focuses on Islamic homes, lifestyle and romance with a good dose of mystery. I have written 20 books in English and Hausa, including but not limited to Sauyin Shiri, Halin Zuciya, The Surgeon’s Wife, Sackful of Wishes, The Bugaje Brothers Series: (Being Married, Being Loved and Being Bilaal’s Wife), among others.