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Sarah Ayoub: Write what you know

Session Info:

A quick, sure-fire way to improve students’ short-story writing skills. This session will take them through the basics of creative writing – from coming up with ideas to my proven-tips for writing by showing, not telling.


Topics covered:

  • Being the primary source of your story
  • Finding ideas in your everyday
  • Creating relatable characters
  • Ping-pong dialogue v descriptive dialogue
  • Why setting matters
  • Showing not telling

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