TED-Ed Lesson on How to Create Captivating Fiction

By Maryann Yin 

The TED-Ed team has crafted a lesson on “how to write fiction that comes alive.” The animated video embedded above features several writing tips.

Novelist Nalo Hopkinson served as the educator for this lesson. Over at the TED-Ed website, viewers can access a quiz, a discussion board, and more resources.

In the past, TED-Ed has crafted lessons on the definition of the word “Orwellian,” the hero’s journey, and the oxford comma. What’s your favorite tried and true piece of writing advice?