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In this course aspiring writers will be introduced to perhaps the most elemental and often the most challenging element of story: plot. We will learn what keeps it moving, how it manipulates our feelings, expectations, and desires. We will examine the choices storytellers make to snag our imaginations, drag them into a fictional world, and keep them there. We will learn how to outline and structure a plot, discuss narrative arc, pacing and reversals and reveal the inevitable surprise: connecting the beginning, middle and end....




Great course to take as the first step in the sequence of the "Creative Writing" certification. Exercises are fun, professor provides useful methodology, load is manageable for someone with a day job.



The course was informative on how to build, structure and develop the plot of our own stories. It was also very helpful in guiding us through the editing process. A useful course for aspiring writers.


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創建者 Katherine F S


Sería bueno que durante los assignments desde un principio se estableciera un solo texto para irlo mejorando a lo largo del curso.

創建者 Cristina B


It was a good learning method and I appreciate the lessons and the invited speakers that share so greatly from their experience.

創建者 Nyema J


This is giving me a methodology and moved me more towards enriching my characters and showing the story as opposed to telling it

創建者 Beth P


I enjoyed the structured assignments that provided prompts and especially liked the guests who joined the course along the way.

創建者 Tracy B


The course instruction helped me develop my story more clearly. I do wish that there was some review other than just by peers.

創建者 Emma R


Love this resource and Brando and his colleagues. Would have enjoyed longer videos sometimes, they were always pretty short.

創建者 Dean F


A good start with pressing home the key to making scenes interesting: ABDCE. A little too wide a net in the editing rubric.

創建者 Joel D P


Pretty good course, learned a lot and honed my skills as a writer. Really enjoyed the lessons and would love to learn more.

創建者 Alishba M


I loved this course, very enlightening. The instructor was very insightful, and the feedback received is extremely helpful

創建者 Jing Y


Clear and concise. Instructional. The only thing that I hope is to get more examples from the course except explanations.

創建者 Lynn U


I liked the ABDCE formula. It directed my thoughts and ultimately enabled my story to take a more satisfying direction.

創建者 Yaqing H


The content is interesting, but not rich enough for a course. I finished all the videos and assignments in only 2 days.

創建者 Diego D C


highly inspirational, clear, to the point. just sorry that assignments are only for fully registered course followers

創建者 Stephanie U O


The course is very helpful. Thank u Wesleyan University for giving me such a wonderful piece on a platter of Gold

創建者 tom s


content is exclllent but i found some of the peer assesment wasn't as constructive/helpful as i would have liked.

創建者 Analee P


I would have preferred to also get feedback from the course instructor. The peer reviews were sometimes wanting.

創建者 Hemant R J


Brando was excellent in specifying the methodological way of writing stories. Thanks for the 21 point checklist!

創建者 Kislay A K


Short, pithy descriptions; to the point advice/ suggestions with leeway to alter the structure. Worth the time.

創建者 Aida C


Very good information, exercises and guests! It was a challenging but very good course for beginning writers.

創建者 David J W S


Very interesting and enjoyable. Perhaps a little shorter than I expected, although I only audited the course.

創建者 Allen


This is a really good course! It only took me a few days and now I can write great scenes with good detail!

創建者 Khushbu P


it's a very good and knowledgeable course especially for the one who want to make their career in writing

創建者 Joey B


Practically oriented content and assignments that give you a strong grounding in information and skills!



it was very helpful for beginner like me to realize how the art of expressing through writing works

創建者 Vibeke K


Content of course is great, but it needs som fixes in the assessment routines to function better.