Learn how to create dazzling stories involving multiple points of view.

The Multi-Narrative Novel

Ensembles, Linked Stories, & Serial Fiction


From the multi million selling George R R Martin (Game Of Thrones, A Song Of Ice & Fire), to the award winning Jennifer Egan (A Visit From the Goon Squad), the multi-narrative technique is behind many of today's most popular and celebrated books. Using unreliability, perspective and dramatic irony to keep the reader in suspense, the multi-narrative novel brings into focus the interconnectedness of people and events, and helps us question and decode the reliability of our own experience.

In this course, we will equip you with the practical techniques to write linked stories, serialised fiction and ensemble stories. Suitable for writers anxious to take their writing to the next level, both beginners and capable professionals will learn practical skills that combine short form writing and long term vision to weave exciting journeys of fiction.

In This Course You Will Learn

  • Why settle for one protagonist when you can have four - What is a multi narrative novel?
  • Serial Fiction In Novels - Goth by Otsuichi
  • What We Can Learn From TV & Manga
  • Ensemble Fiction - A Visit From The Goon Squad By Jennifer Egan
  • Linked Stories & novellas - Game Of Thrones By George R R Martin
  • The essence of storycraft in multi-narrative novels

By The End Of This Course You Will Have

  • An understanding of the major forms of multi narrative novel
  • A creative dropsheet for your own multi narrative novel.
  • Finished three interlinked pieces of flash fiction.
Course Length: This course has six modules, each taking approximately 90 minutes, with creative work submitted for feedback after completion of the course.. There are three options to complete:
  1. Daily - Six modules over one week starting on the day of your choosing  (Monday recommended). Can double up on one day for a 5 day finish if preferred.
  2. Twice Weekly - Two modules per week for three weeks on the days of your choosing
  3. Weekly - One module a week over six weeks on the day of your choosing.
Price: $300 AUD including course materials, one-on-one tutelage & feedback from the community.


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Discounts: Until 31 July this course is discounted by 50% for Patrons & Subscribers. Find out more by downloading the Course Curriculum PDF Download PDF

Group Bookings: Group Bookings are available by request. Contact the course admin team

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