Interested in becoming a romantic fiction writer?
For many readers, there’s nothing more exciting than a romance story, and in writing romantic fiction you will be tapping into one of the most sought-after genres in the world. Romance short stories and novels generate billions of dollars in sales annually, and it’s estimated that over 54% of all paperback sales comprise the romance genre, making it the largest potential market for new novelists.
Throughout the five modules and eight assignments of this course you will learn the importance of plotting and how to create interesting characters, and also the dos and don’ts of building tension, rewriting and polishing your work, as well as hints on getting published.
Indulge your passions: enter the intriguing world of the romance writer and aim to enjoy the rich reward of being a published author. All you need is the desire and the Lifestyle Learning Direct’s Romantic Fiction course. So, what are you waiting for?
THE COURSE SYNOPSIS:
Module 1: Introduction to Romantic Fiction Writing
Discover the basics of Romantic Fiction writing by learning about the most popular types of romances, what makes a true romance, and how to find ideas for writing about this genre. You’ll also learn how to analyse your market and introduce passion to your story.
Module 2: The Fundamentals
It’s vital to understand the fundamentals of Romantic Fiction writing before beginning your work. In this module you’ll explore such aspects as theme, purpose, conflict and the importance of plotting. Choosing your plot carefully is integral to the story, along with creating the framework and developing a touch of mystery within the romance.
Module 3: Characterisation & Viewpoint
For a good, strong and believable story, readers must care about your characters. You’ll learn a variety of ways to get to know your characters and establish the heroine, the hero and other important minor characters. Also, learn how to distinguish the character’s viewpoint and create the right mix of clothing and physical appearance.
Module 4: Story & Dialogue
This module will help you move the story along, give information to the reader, to show more about the character and create and enhance sexual tension. The subjects of creating dialogue and setting are developed in detail, along with the many mistakes to avoid when writing Romantic Fiction.
Module 5: Adding more to your writing
You will learn how to introduce a vivid writing style to your work with such elements as smell, sound and touch. Creating the right amount of tension is just as important as the right amount of emotion. Examples and techniques of different types of endings are outlined and, once complete, we look at how to revise your work. Finally, we provide some helpful hints on how to prepare your manuscript, write a synopsis and establish contact with a publisher.
These assignments have no accompanying modules and guide you through the final stages of Romance Fiction writing.
Even though you are studying at a time and place convenient for you, you still benefit from expert guidance and tuition. Your tutor for this course is a published writer who will provide valuable feedback on each assessment you submit.
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EASY TO UNDERSTAND LESSONS
Don’t worry if you have never studied before, all the lessons are set out in easy to understand language taking you step by step through the course. If you need additional assistance simply contact Student Services and help will never be far away.
STUDYING ONLINE IS SIMPLE
With online training you have the advantage of being able to study anywhere that you have access to a computer and the internet. All of the lessons are available on the website for you to view as you need them, or you can save them to your computer and print them so you can take them with you where ever you go.
Once you are comfortable that you understand everything contained in the lesson, simply complete your assessment and upload it to the website for your tutor to mark. Once your tutor has marked your assessment you will receive an email notifying you that your marked assessment is ready for collection from the website.
This course is also available by correspondence - click here for more details.
Enrol today and take the first step on your path to successful Romantic Fiction writing!
Part Payments Available
Initial deposit : $308 inc GST
2nd payment : $308 inc GST
Total Cost : $616 inc GST