8.4 The next steps
Now you’ve started writing fiction, where will it take you? The only way to develop as a writer is to keep doing it.
Start writing fiction is designed to give you tools that help with your writing. But eight weeks is a very short time, and it cannot be more than a starting point. Writing is an ongoing activity, and the only way to develop as a writer is to keep doing it.
We hope that you feel inspired by the work you have done during the course, and that you’ll use the ideas we have explored here to take your writing further. Find outat The Open University. You may be interested in continuing your learning by pursuing a qualification in English and Creative Writing:
Well done for completing Start writing fiction! Whatever the next step, thank you for your contributions to the course and good luck with your future writing projects.
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