Learn To Write Fiction: Writing a Series is a six week course that covers the topics listed below. Each week covers a different topic and you will find the reading and writing assignments for at-home and in-class on the same page. Plan for each in-class session to last two hours.
The content seen here is a collection of articles by a variety of authors that go into detail on specific writing topics. To learn more on the art of writing, you may wish to check out this list of recommended reading, though these books are not required reading for this course.
Writing assignments can either be typed or handwritten, whichever is more comfortable for you. Just remember that you’ll want to bring them with you to each session to talk about them, so make sure they can be portable.
Facilitators: Check out the Facilitator Guide for tips and tricks!
Week 1: Course Overview
Week 2: Introduction to Writing a Series
Week 3: Character Arcs
Week 4: Setting & World-Building
Week 5: Backstory & Subplots
Week 6: Outlining Your Series