This is a single module (the sixth within the Emerging Writers' Course) that examines the functions and effects of setting in narrative. Participants will learn about the wide variety of roles fulfilled by function, along with the different aesthetic effects that setting can create in fiction. The importance of research and setting in terms of embedding narrative with believability is also closely examined. Consisting of three units, this module contains a variety of writing exercises, as well as recommended readings and viewings.
||The Functions of Setting - Part 1 (for Single Module)
||The Functions of Setting - Part 2 (for Single Module)
||Setting, Research, Believability and Distance (for Single Module)
All module participants will be invited to submit a piece of short fiction or memoir up to 2,000 words for possible publication in an e-anthology.