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Start writing fiction: characters and stories
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2.4 Summary of Week 2

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What inspires you to write? At the end of Week 2, you will have thought about your motivation, rituals and maybe tried out some new writing practices.

As you embark on your first story (or start of a story) for the course, remember what you’ve learned about character and about how you can be original in your writing. Do some research if you need to – it is important for creating authenticity in your writing.

In Week 3, you’ll come back to the story and learn about the importance of editing and gathering feedback from others. You can move on to Week 3 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.