Writing Fiction: Create a Retelling of Your Favorite Story | Kiersten White | Skillshare

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8 Lessons (43m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. The Power Of Retellings

    • 3. Choosing Your Story

    • 4. Breaking Down the Original Story

    • 5. Creating Your Retelling Breakdown

    • 6. Creating Your Retelling Roadmap

    • 7. Final Thoughts

    • 8. Explore More Classes

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About This Class

Struggling with writer's block? Not sure where to start? Looking to give your plot and characters more life? Enter the classic writing exercise: the retelling!

Join best-selling author Kiersten White for an exciting and humorous class all about taking familiar tales and creating something unique, innovative, and entirely your own. Through her signature sense of humor, Kiersten shares her step-by-step process for creating a new take on a well-known tale, giving you everything you need to take your favorite story and make it your own.

Kiersten uses her own retelling of Little Red Riding Hood to help you:

  • Find the right story to retell
  • Identify the key themes of your classic tale
  • Translate the original elements into your retelling
  • Plot out a roadmap to start writing

Plus, Kiersten created downloadable worksheets you can use to follow along and map out your own retelling throughout the class.

Perfect for writers of any level, this class will give you the foundation you need to join the tradition of retelling favorite fairy tales and classic stories.