10 de ago. de 2016
I loved this course! Extremely useful and hands on. The course instructor was really impressive, both informative and empathetic, both arty and to the point. Totally admired her style of instruction.
25 de sep. de 2020
The course was very well-structured and challenging. The instructor is very experienced and good, thus used relevant materials for this course, be it the guests, or the assignments, or the examples.
por Laura B•
8 de dic. de 2018
Good information in the videos. The assignments were difficult and didn't seem related to the material from the lectures.
por stanislava o•
23 de sep. de 2018
I liked a lot of what was said. I wish I had some more concrete advice for building character - if such a thing exists.
por Deleted A•
16 de nov. de 2017
Great material but students grading other student's work becomes a problem if they can prohibit another from passing.
por Valarie K•
12 de may. de 2016
Good course, but assignment instructions were difficult to understand at times and no examples were given.
por Sanelisiwe E M•
1 de nov. de 2016
This course is beneficial to all those who struggle with character plot. I thoroughly enjoyed it.
por Stephanie E•
18 de may. de 2017
In the second course, the talks were not as useful for the assignments, particularly in week 2.
por hector c•
6 de mar. de 2018
It is good but I think the lectures are a little disjointed from each other and the exercises.
por Digby D•
3 de dic. de 2017
Adequate intro course. Could gather roughly the same info with a bit of browsing the internet.
por Paulene A•
29 de may. de 2017
This course could use some work, but nevertheless I learned a bit more than I already knew.
por Abhiraj S D•
21 de jul. de 2018
the assignments were poorly worded which is the opposite of the purpose of assignment
por Jorge T•
8 de ago. de 2016
The excercises on the course are great, but the videos can be a little vague.
por Walter M•
16 de may. de 2022
It was good, reviwing other students writing can be fun or very irritating.
por Jill B•
9 de sep. de 2016
Excellent lectures. Assignments were a little too "exercisey" for me.
13 de ene. de 2019
Content is great, but the app is very buggy and difficult to use.
por Houda A I•
24 de ago. de 2018
There parts that were rather confusing in Week 2 (assignment)
por Vishal B•
11 de jun. de 2020
Instructor is not very good
por Camille B•
28 de mar. de 2019
Helpful, but not very much.
por Emily F•
21 de jun. de 2016
I didn't find this course particularly helpful or useful. I'm not sure why, there was a disconnect somewhere, I think maybe that I didn't receive the help that I feel I still need on the subject of how to create a great, memorable, believable character. Also, some of the assignments were confusing. Nothing really stands out about this course, and it was actually a bit boring and I don't feel I learned anything related to the subject. Everything about this class needs some work: the videos, the instruction/syllabus/content, and the assignments. Sorry, I didn't like it. =(
por Aiden T N•
29 de nov. de 2016
I am honestly not a fan of Amy's teaching style. She seems to have a discussion with herself about character building techniques but not really explain the technique nor structure it for the student.
There are too many shop talks.
I would rather have a structure explained to me and then hear a discussion... the way Brando Skyhorse does in the Plot course... really a let down. I will have to buy the book she keeps averting I guess... after spending quite good money on the course already. Pity
por Janhavi D•
25 de sep. de 2020
I think this course is the least efficient out of all others. The course material is good, the lecturer is well informed but there is no coordination between the lectures and the lecturer whatsoever. The week's planning is inefficient, there's no relation between the assignments and the syllabus, and the author only ever conducts shop talks and invites guests. I do not mean the least disrespect to the lecturer at all, just that they could've offered a more thought out and planned course.
por Monika C B•
15 de mar. de 2016
I didn't find this module very helpful and some of the assignments were truly confusing. I wish there was more "meat" in the sessions and more availability to access the lecturers more readily when there was confusion. I don't like the fact I pay money for other people to "assess" my work when half of them don't even read my submissions properly. Or the question. Or both. So if the lectures don't stretch me, I find my money spent unwisely.
por Eleanor L K L•
21 de may. de 2022
I did this as part of the Creative Writing specialization, so I kept going until the end even though it felt very tedious at the time. The videos are pointless and rambling. I don't feel like I learned anything new. I was very disappointed as I enjoyed the first course in the specialization (The Craft of Polt with Brando Skyhorse) so much.
por Pritika P•
17 de dic. de 2017
I found the assignments very challenging to understand as there was very little clarity in the way they were written. Had to constantly reach out to mentors and forum discussions to actually understand what the instructor wanted.
Overall, I did not enjoy this course as much as I enjoyed the other three courses of this series.
por Hayeon C•
6 de ago. de 2020
It was quite simple but the tips are quite general. It is good for beginners. However, it was a good excersize and was fun in a way.
por Patrick L•
2 de may. de 2016
I didn't think there were many solid pointers...and not much that was original coming from the instructor herself.