This course teaches the art of capturing people's attention: what it takes to engage someone's imagination and how to sustain it. We'll look at the secret ingredients of captivating writing - dynamics that apply both to fiction and non-fiction - with clear examples that illustrate the right language to use, effective structures, and how to find the pulse of your story.
By the end of this course, you'll learn:
- The fundamentals of 'creative non-fiction' genre and style;
- Make your writing more accessible
- Understand how narrative arcs and themes are weaved together.
- Assemble a story piece by piece to deliver maximum impact
Upon sucessful completion of the course, each student will be awarded a certificate of completion.
Cian's workshop appealed to my natural style of communciating robust and deep insights using compelling literary techniques
Cian is a writer, editor and digital content strategist who has worked for The Irish Times, the BBC, The Financial Times and NME among others. He spent years interviewing artists, business leaders, scientists, psychologists and some of the biggest names in entertainment. It’s a journey that has taken me to over 40 countries and counting, gleaning invaluable perspective along the way.