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Start writing fiction: characters and stories
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This course was written by Derek Neale.

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Figure 2 © The Open University/Rory Carnegie (Pears)/Getty Images: Anita Schiffer-Fuchs (Duncker)/J Vespa (Garland)

Figure 5 © The Open University/Corbis Images/Hulton-Deutsch Collection

Figure 10 © Courtesy Professor Fred D’Aguiar

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Research © The Open University/Alex Garland/Tim Pears/Patricia Duncker