CREATIVE WRITING SERIES 16/10/22
EP 2: How to write a novel?
So, you have a story burning at the back of your mind that wants to come out. You are one of those who daydreams a lot and you want to share some of that internal play that only you have been privy to. But you don’t know how to go about it or where to start. Well, I am here to guide you on what to do to make that dream a reality.
This is a podcast on creative writing series, part two: How to write a Novel.
These are 12 steps for you to take in order to move your story out from a series of muddled up thoughts in your mind, to a written novel that people will read and enjoy
CREATIVE WRITING SERIES 22/10/22
EP 1: Question: What is creative writing?
Creative writing, according to dictionary definition, refers to any writing, usually fiction or poetry, which displays imagination, invention, and creativity, and is often contrasted with academic or journalistic writing.
It is a type of writing that is different from professional, journalistic, academic, or technical forms of literature. There is usually an emphasis on narrative, craft, character development and the use of literary tropes and poetry.
EP 1: CREATIVE WRITING EP. 3
HOW TO WRITE MEMORABLE CHARACTERS.
The success of your novel depends heavily on your characters and the whole story usually revolves around them anyway. That is why it is crucial to write characters that are interesting, distinctive, and memorable.
My name is Hadiza Bagudu. I am an author and a poet, and I am here to teach you how to write memorable characters that your readers will love and relate to, to ensure the success of your novel.
This is episode 3 of my creative writing series titled- How to write Memorable Characters and using the Nigerian Novel – An African Night’s entertainment, we are going to examine what makes a great character and how to write them in such a way that the reader will be hooked from the beginning and be totally invested in the journey of the character until the very end.
So, what makes a memorable character?