Certificate in Fantasy Story Writing Online Course

Make your creative writing a reality


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Make your creative writing a reality

Make your creative writing a reality, and not just a fantasy, with our fantastic fantasy writing course, that can make your dreams of becoming an author come true. Bookworms around the world may have a desire to create chapters of their own, but many won’t act on it. Don’t be one of them! If you have a flair for writing and believe that your ideas could lend themselves well to paper (or eBook!), then this course will be perfect for you.

Harness your Creativity

Writers of works of fantasy will naturally have vivid imaginations and lots of creative ideas that need to be harnessed. This detailed course will help you to hone your writing skills and create pieces of work that are worth picking up and reading.

13 Modules to Cover All Bases

Split into 13 comprehensive, interesting modules, this course focuses on fantasy writing, and how you can develop your plot, characters and backstories to perfection. Students will also cover various aspects of publishing, from choosing their audience demographic to dealing with publishers and hopefully reaching the inevitable goal of bagging a book deal!

KEY LEARNING POINTS

This fantasy writing course comprises of 13 modules, which should take between 6 and 8 hours to complete. It’s perfect for budding writers who need a little focus and refinement, to help them on their way to finishing that book and becoming a published writer of fantasy fiction.

  • Learn more about the definition of fantasy writing, the various sub-genres and the differences between the fantasy and sci-fi genres.
  • Identify the important skills that you will require to create exciting fantasy stories, including things that you need to consider when creating magical worlds, and the importance of spelling and grammar when imagining new worlds, words and systems.
  • Learn more about some of the iconic fantasy writers from past and present, including CS Lewis and Philip Pullman, and how you can benefit from reading works by other fantasy authors.
  • Learn how to select your target audience, and what viewpoint to use – first or third person. If planning to transition between the two, learn how to do this effectively.
  • Understand the importance of the first page, and why the first words of a fantasy piece are the most crucial.
  • Find inspiration for characters and learn how to create believable, and relatable, characters with the use of profiles, personalities and backstories.
  • Learn how to plan and build the perfect plot, and how to avoid common pitfalls and any plot holes.
  • Understand the need for a backstory, and when it should be used.
  • Get to grips with dialogue, including how to write dialogue to suit various characters, and what you can do to improve your dialogue skills.
  • Learn how to boost your motivation if you hit the writing wall, and understand the need for a break if you are suffering from writer’s block.
  • Understand the need for writing prompts to help the creative juices flow, and why practical exercises and workshops can be hugely beneficial.
  • Find out when, and if, illustrations should be used, and how to choose, commission, and work with illustrators successfully.
  • Learn more about copyrighting, plagiarism, self-publishing and how to know when you’re ready to take the steps towards publishing your novel.

ADVANTAGES OF THIS COURSE

  • Online delivery ensures complete self-control over when you wish to study. Material is available 24/7, 7 days a week.
  • Technical support is also available if you struggle with the courseware at any point.
  • Get your creativity flowing and develop that burning idea for a fantasy story.
  • Give yourself a push in the right direction with a course that can help hone your skills and give you the confidence that you need to move forward with your writing.
  • Course completion certificate at the end of the course – perfect for any CV if you’re looking for a job in a writing-related industry sector.

Fancy yourself as the next Tolkien, Pratchett or Rowling? Sign up for this course before you put your pen to paper, and gain some invaluable skills and knowledge that will help make fantasy writing success a reality.

Course Fast Facts:

  • Easy to follow and understand
  • Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  • You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  • You will be awarded a Certificate of Completion of this course

Course Delivery
Upon enrolment an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation
All students who complete the course receive a downloadable certificate of completion.

  • What exactly is fantasy writing and why should you write a fantasy book or novel?
  • What you need to write fantasy content
  • Using other authors’ strengths and weaknesses to up your game
  • Getting the Fundamentals Right: Choosing which Age Group and Point of View to Use
  • How to Get Started From Getting the First page Spot-on to Creating the Perfect Setting
  • How to Build Great Characters for Your Fantasy Story
  • How to Plan a Perfect Plot for your Story
  • How to Use a Backstory without Being Boring
  • How to Write Dialogue that makes your Story Flow
  • Advice on Improving Confidence and Sense of Purpose
  • Practical Writing Exercises and Work-shopping of Compositions
  • Illustrating your Story and Working with Illustrators
  • How to Deal with Publishers and Selling your Stories

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Make your creative writing a reality

Make your creative writing a reality, and not just a fantasy, with our fantastic fantasy writing course, that can make your dreams of becoming an author come true. Bookworms around the world may have a desire to create chapters of their own, but many won’t act on it. Don’t be one of them! If you have a flair for writing and believe that your ideas could lend themselves well to paper (or eBook!), then this course will be perfect for you.

Harness your Creativity

Writers of works of fantasy will naturally have vivid imaginations and lots of creative ideas that need to be harnessed. This detailed course will help you to hone your writing skills and create pieces of work that are worth picking up and reading.

13 Modules to Cover All Bases

Split into 13 comprehensive, interesting modules, this course focuses on fantasy writing, and how you can develop your plot, characters and backstories to perfection. Students will also cover various aspects of publishing, from choosing their audience demographic to dealing with publishers and hopefully reaching the inevitable goal of bagging a book deal!

KEY LEARNING POINTS

This fantasy writing course comprises of 13 modules, which should take between 6 and 8 hours to complete. It’s perfect for budding writers who need a little focus and refinement, to help them on their way to finishing that book and becoming a published writer of fantasy fiction.

  • Learn more about the definition of fantasy writing, the various sub-genres and the differences between the fantasy and sci-fi genres.
  • Identify the important skills that you will require to create exciting fantasy stories, including things that you need to consider when creating magical worlds, and the importance of spelling and grammar when imagining new worlds, words and systems.
  • Learn more about some of the iconic fantasy writers from past and present, including CS Lewis and Philip Pullman, and how you can benefit from reading works by other fantasy authors.
  • Learn how to select your target audience, and what viewpoint to use – first or third person. If planning to transition between the two, learn how to do this effectively.
  • Understand the importance of the first page, and why the first words of a fantasy piece are the most crucial.
  • Find inspiration for characters and learn how to create believable, and relatable, characters with the use of profiles, personalities and backstories.
  • Learn how to plan and build the perfect plot, and how to avoid common pitfalls and any plot holes.
  • Understand the need for a backstory, and when it should be used.
  • Get to grips with dialogue, including how to write dialogue to suit various characters, and what you can do to improve your dialogue skills.
  • Learn how to boost your motivation if you hit the writing wall, and understand the need for a break if you are suffering from writer’s block.
  • Understand the need for writing prompts to help the creative juices flow, and why practical exercises and workshops can be hugely beneficial.
  • Find out when, and if, illustrations should be used, and how to choose, commission, and work with illustrators successfully.
  • Learn more about copyrighting, plagiarism, self-publishing and how to know when you’re ready to take the steps towards publishing your novel.

ADVANTAGES OF THIS COURSE

  • Online delivery ensures complete self-control over when you wish to study. Material is available 24/7, 7 days a week.
  • Technical support is also available if you struggle with the courseware at any point.
  • Get your creativity flowing and develop that burning idea for a fantasy story.
  • Give yourself a push in the right direction with a course that can help hone your skills and give you the confidence that you need to move forward with your writing.
  • Course completion certificate at the end of the course – perfect for any CV if you’re looking for a job in a writing-related industry sector.

Fancy yourself as the next Tolkien, Pratchett or Rowling? Sign up for this course before you put your pen to paper, and gain some invaluable skills and knowledge that will help make fantasy writing success a reality.

Course Fast Facts:

  • Easy to follow and understand
  • Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  • You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  • You will be awarded a Certificate of Completion of this course

Course Delivery
Upon enrolment an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation
All students who complete the course receive a downloadable certificate of completion.

  • What exactly is fantasy writing and why should you write a fantasy book or novel?
  • What you need to write fantasy content
  • Using other authors’ strengths and weaknesses to up your game
  • Getting the Fundamentals Right: Choosing which Age Group and Point of View to Use
  • How to Get Started From Getting the First page Spot-on to Creating the Perfect Setting
  • How to Build Great Characters for Your Fantasy Story
  • How to Plan a Perfect Plot for your Story
  • How to Use a Backstory without Being Boring
  • How to Write Dialogue that makes your Story Flow
  • Advice on Improving Confidence and Sense of Purpose
  • Practical Writing Exercises and Work-shopping of Compositions
  • Illustrating your Story and Working with Illustrators
  • How to Deal with Publishers and Selling your Stories

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 006ECDIF
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: 12 Month Course Access
Time required: Study at your own pace
Qualification: Certificate of Completion

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