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Meet past students, Maria Phalime and Steven Viviers.
Random House Struik is the largest general trade publisher in southern Africa, following the recent merger of Random House and Struik Publishers. The Random House Group is one of the world's largest book publishing companies and operates in the UK, Australia, Europe, India, New Zealand, USA, Canada, South America and has now joined forces with Struik Publishing in South Africa.
Module 1 Planning the story
Module 2 Beginnings
Module 3 Characters and characterisation
Module 4 Turning story into plot
Module 5 Making people talk
Module 6 Point of view
Module 7 Conflict, tension and suspense
Module 8 The writer's voice
Module 9 Endings
Module 10 Editors, publishers and agents
This creative writing course is designed for anyone who wants to bring more flair, drama and passion to their writing. It is ideal for anyone who has dreamed of writing a novel or a short story, for accomplished writers of fiction who want to brush up on their skills and for non-fiction writers who want to use dramatic storytelling techniques to make their work come alive. Professional editors can also benefit from this course by learning the basic techniques of the creative craft of writing.
Contact person: Lyle
Telephone: +27 (0)21 447 7565