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"Really enjoying the course! Keeping me busy and very enjoyable. I’ve learnt so much in such a short time. I can’t wait to pursue a career in this industry; it’s something I’ve always wanted to do. I’m very glad this course was recommended to me, I’ll be recommending it to my friends and family too. " - Mikala
A Stepping Stone Towards
- Marketing Manager
- Marketing Assistant
Recognition + Accreditation
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive an OCA Certificate of Achievement in Develop & Implement Marketing Strategies.
As soon as you enrol, you’ll be provided with a login and password, so you can access your OCA e-learning centre 24/7. You can study at your own pace, from the comfort and convenience of your home. Course materials are delivered via our innovative e-learning experience.
This course is delivered online.
• Total study hours: 50 hours
• Unlimited access
Pre-Requisites and Important Information
When you complete this course you’ll get an OCA Certificate of Achievement for Dramatic Writing.
There are no pre-requisites for this course.
Course Study Units
Types of Writing : Reflection, Exposition, Description, Explanation, Argument
Making Decisions about what to Write
Know your stuff
Keeping a Notebook
Process of Story Development
Planning a Story
Developing your Voice
The Characters Developing the characters
Theme & Genre
Developing a Theme
The End of a Story
Types of Dramatic Story: Memoirs, Biographies, Reflective Stories, Historical etc
Weaving a Story
Techniques: Action, Emotion, Mirror; Parallel lives, Palm Cards
Developing a Story Line
Things to Avoid
Different Approaches: Dialectic, Transition
How a Character Affects a Plot
How Plot Affects Genre
Flashbacks and Flashforwards
Writing a Dramatic Short Story
Main Character and Antagonist
Creating a Sense of Place
Counting Out Your Story
Developing Sub Plots
Writing a Chapters for a Dramatic Work (Novel or Play)
Writing as a Business
Dealing with Publishers
Creating a Chapter or Segment of a larger work