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Start writing fiction: characters and stories
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1.5 Summary of Week 1

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At the end of the first week of Start writing fiction, you’ve explored the differences between fact and fiction, begun to look at how characters are developed and heard from some successful writers on how they started to write.

You’ve also started your own notebook – hopefully you’ve already experienced how keeping a notebook can help your development as a writer.

In Week 2, you’ll think about what inspires you to write, what you can learn from other writers and how to start writing. You can move on to Week 2 now [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .

If studying this week of Start writing fiction has inspired you, take a look at the area specifically created for you to explore more about writing fiction on OpenLearn.