Creating Prose (Short stories/Novels)
Time 10 mins

Difficulty Beginner
Prerequisites Three-Act Structure
Departments English
Authors Jon Rees
Groupings Individual
Minimum Year Group None


In this unit, you will use some of the key techniques employed by an author when constructing a fictional text: narrative voice, characterisation, setting and atmosphere, diction, themes and ideas.


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10 mins
The Desolation of Mankind
by Y11 Serena Cheung

Now that you have finished this unit, enjoy an amazing short story that ICHK student Serena Cheung wrote in Y10. 

Final Draft- The Desolation of Mankind

Setting and atmosphere
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Narrative Voice
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Figurative devices
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