Keys to Fiction Ideas

Ideas for fiction are everywhere! A one-hour audio presentation.

Does the thought of coming up with creative ideas for novels overwhelm you? Are you perplexed by how other authors find their ideas? Doc Hensley, assures the listener that fiction ideas abound. Pointing to both literature from the past and movies, Hensley discusses various novel structures and offers sources for ideas.

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Your Teacher

Dennis "Doc" Hensley
Dennis "Doc" Hensley

has published 60 books – including seven novels and nine textbooks – as well as more than 150 short stories and 3,500 newspaper and magazine articles. He’s also a recognized authority on the life and works of twentieth-century author Jack London. No wonder Dr. Hensley is called a master of professional writing.

Dr. Hensley is also director of the professional writing major in the Department of Communication at Taylor University in Upland, Indiana. The academic training that backs up his extensive professional experience includes: AA, Delta College, 1968; BA, Saginaw Valley State University, 1969; MA, Central Michigan University, 1974; and PhD, Ball State University, 1982 in literature and linguistics.

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