Fiction Writing

Sep 01, 2020 - Oct 08, 2020
Application Deadline:
Aug 20, 2020
6 Weeks
Tuesday - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Thursday - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

This course is an introduction to the craft of writing fiction. In order to gain a better understanding of the mechanics of a compelling story, students will be reading and discussing fiction from around the world. There will be sessions devoted to narrative, tone, setting, character, plot as well as how to productively critique and engage with a story. Additionally, students will be submitting their own work which will then be critiqued by the class as a whole.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Develop strong critical reading skills.
  • Familiarise yourself with the foundational elements of fiction such as plot, setting, voice and character through both writing and reading.
  • Learn how to critique and review a work of fiction.
  • Read and learn from a variety of stories and accompanying essays on craft.
  • Develop and hone your own unique writing voice and style.
Click here to view the complete course outline.
Instructor Information
Amna Chaudhry
MA in South Asia Studies, SOAS
Writer and a freelance journalist

Course Fee: PKR 12,000/-

Note: CES may cancel or postpone a course due to insufficient enrolment or unforeseen circumstances. In this case, the university will refund registration/processing fee (if any) but will not be responsible for any other related charges/expenses including cancellation/change charges by airline and travel agencies. 

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