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Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

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Persuasive Settings: Why Description Matters

7 videos (Total 39 minutos), 4 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Nothing Can Happen Nowhere8m
Shop Talk with Brando Skyhorse10m
Feedback Expectations for the Specialization2m
Assignment Overview: Slow-Motion Moment1m
4 lecturas
"The Power of Persuasion" by Mario Vargas Llosa10m
"The Odour of Chrysanthemums" by D.H. Lawrence10m
A Note on Assignments10m
Promo Codes10m
Semana
2
3 horas para completar

If You Build It, They Will Come

4 videos (Total 25 minutos), 3 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Assignment Overview: Habitual Ritual1m
3 lecturas
Text of "How to Write About Africa" by Binyavanga Wainaina10m
"How to Become a Writer" by Lorrie Moore10m
"Forever Overhead" by David Foster Wallace10m
Semana
3
3 horas para completar

Credibility and Research

4 videos (Total 37 minutos), 1 quiz
4 videos
Assignment Overview: Strange Lands3m
Semana
4
3 horas para completar

Realities

4 videos (Total 35 minutos), 1 quiz
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Principales revisiones sobre Creative Writing: The Craft of Setting and Description

por DPJul 18th 2018

This course gave a real depth to the importance of describing your character's environment, as a way of deepening and exciting them. excellent work on imagining your characters in the environment

por CZMar 27th 2018

Excellent course- highly recommended. I liked how it tied into other courses in the series as well. I took many notes, and plan on revisiting the course during my writings to refresh some ideas.

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Amity Gaige

Visiting Scholar in Creative Writing

Acerca de Universidad Wesleyana

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. ...

Acerca de Programa especializado Escritura creativa

This Specialization covers elements of three major creative writing genres: short story, narrative essay, and memoir. You will master the techniques that good writers use to compose a bracing story, populated with memorable characters in an interesting setting, written in a fresh descriptive style. You will analyze and constructively evaluate peer writing. In the Capstone, you will draft, rewrite, and complete a substantial original story in the genre of your choosing. Our courses are designed for anyone from the aspiring short story writer to established novelist. Whether you have a finished novel sitting on your desk calling for a fresh look or have had the germ of an idea for a decade, this Specialization gives you tools to achieve your goal. Through 4 courses focused on a key aspect of writing, and taken in any order you choose, you will develop a stronger ability to not only refine your writing, but critique writing in general and find inspiration in the works you are already reading. Thanks to our sponsors, upon completion of their first assignment, learners in each course will receive up to an 80% discount from Write-Bros and a 30% discount off their first purchase from Scrivener to use on their writing software. Additionally, learners who complete an assignment will receive 30% off membership at the online writing community Scribophile. For more information about our partners, see the FAQ below....
Escritura creativa

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