Created by:  Wesleyan University

  • Brando Skyhorse

    Taught by:  Brando Skyhorse, Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing

    English
Basic Info
Course 1 of 5 in the Creative Writing Specialization.
Commitment4 weeks of study, 1-2 hours/week
Language
English, Subtitles: French
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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4.6 stars
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At Wesleyan, distinguished scholar-teachers work closely with students, taking advantage of fluidity among disciplines to explore the world with a variety of tools. The university seeks to build a diverse, energetic community of students, faculty, and staff who think critically and creatively and who value independence of mind and generosity of spirit.
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Rated 4.6 out of 5 of 835 ratings

I enjoyed this course very much. The professor's lectures were easily understood and followed, and the guest speakers made each module much more clear. My only problems with the course were actually not with the course itself, but rather with the way the course is presented. Some things have been changed since the last time I took a Coursera course, namely the discussion forums, and personally I don't like the change. (Maintaining the same discussion forum, rather than having a new one for each successive group of learners. ) Learners are already being presented with a lot of information which, in some cases, can be difficult to grasp, and now they are also being asked to search through the forums to find someone they can ask for help, who may or may not still be around. Between that and trying to figure out where/who to ask for reviews so that you can get a grade for your work, it's a bit frustrating, All in all though, it's a good course.

Good introduction to craft of plot.

Great course for establishing the common structure for fictional storytelling. Would recommend for the aspiring writer, or someone looking to sharpen their skills.

This course helps us to understand how to