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Storytelling

Alan Moore

Storytelling

Create captivating stories with the internationally acclaimed author of V for Vendetta and Watchmen.

This course includes:

33 lessons

6 hours

16 exercises

What you'll learn

Join Alan as he teaches you how to craft mesmerising stories, from finding compelling ideas to world-building for sci-fi and fantasy.

  • Become a better writer
  • Writing for different disciplines, from comics to poetry
  • Find original ideas for your story
  • Use powerful and inventive language
  • Perfect narrative structure and format
  • Embrace the tools of rhythm and rhetoric

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This creative writing course comes from the incessantly imaginative bestseller, Alan Moore. His writing straddles genre with comics like From Hell, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and Swamp Thing, and modern literary classics, including Jerusalem, a 1,266-page experimental epic novel set over centuries and realms in his hometown of Northampton.

He made it on to Time’s 100 Best Novels list and has won numerous awards leading to cult-like, legendary status and critical acclaim. Each morsel of wisdom out of Alan’s mouth will have you thinking in a new way.

Lesson plan (34)

  1. 01

    Storytelling Introduction

    06:56

  2. 02

    Writing as enchantment

    06:05

  3. 03

    Becoming a writer

    04:13

  4. 04

    Four weapons

    11:54

  5. 05

    Learning to read

    08:24

  6. 06

    Imagination – fire of the gods

    08:04

  7. 07

    Language as technology

    09:42

  8. 08

    The neurology of writing

    11:06

  9. 09

    Hemingway vs. Baudelaire

    09:00

  10. 10

    Fascinating rhythm

    13:39

  11. 11

    Inventive language

    09:39

  12. 12

    Structure

    10:26

  13. 13

    Genre

    08:15

  14. 14

    Mode

    11:42

  15. 15

    Time and timing

    08:29

  16. 16

    Misdirection

    14:20

  17. 17

    Character

    20:32

  18. 18

    Extreme character

    16:07

  19. 19

    Place

    18:04

  20. 20

    Creating place

    14:54

  21. 21

    Period

    17:21

  22. 22

    Considering media

    07:14

  23. 23

    Comic cuts

    23:47

  24. 24

    Screen gems

    23:38

  25. 25

    Words, music and performance

    12:53

  26. 26

    Future media

    05:15

  27. 27

    The need for progress

    08:13

  28. 28

    Forward movements

    05:12

  29. 29

    Approaches to the future

    10:25

  30. 30

    Lost in the funhouse

    14:13

  31. 31

    The evolution of writing

    03:30

  32. 32

    Permission to write

    04:39

  33. 33

    Extroduction

    03:51

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