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197 個審閱
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第 3 門課程(共 5 門)

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完成時間大約為12 小時

建議:4 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week...
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專項課程

第 3 門課程(共 5 門)

100% 在線

100% 在線

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完成時間(小時)

完成時間大約為12 小時

建議:4 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week...
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英語(English)

字幕:英語(English)

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完成時間為 3 小時

Persuasive Settings: Why Description Matters

Writing a great short story is like conveying a dream. As we will see from studying one famous master, a "persuasive" setting is necessary in order to build mood, character, and even plot....
Reading
7 個視頻 (總計 39 分鐘), 4 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video7 個視頻
The Power of Persuasion3分鐘
Moving Through Time and Space4分鐘
Nothing Can Happen Nowhere8分鐘
Shop Talk with Brando Skyhorse10分鐘
Feedback Expectations for the Specialization2分鐘
Assignment Overview: Slow-Motion Moment1分鐘
Reading4 個閱讀材料
"The Power of Persuasion" by Mario Vargas Llosa10分鐘
"The Odour of Chrysanthemums" by D.H. Lawrence10分鐘
A Note on Assignments10分鐘
Promo Codes10分鐘
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完成時間為 3 小時

If You Build It, They Will Come

Pack your fiction with "vitamin-rich" detail. Looking at the work of both masters and students, we will discuss how funny, meaningful, and powerful details can be....
Reading
4 個視頻 (總計 25 分鐘), 3 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video4 個視頻
"Things That Suck"3分鐘
Shop Talk with Salvatore Scibona14分鐘
Assignment Overview: Habitual Ritual1分鐘
Reading3 個閱讀材料
Text of "How to Write About Africa" by Binyavanga Wainaina10分鐘
"How to Become a Writer" by Lorrie Moore10分鐘
"Forever Overhead" by David Foster Wallace10分鐘
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完成時間為 3 小時

Credibility and Research

Create settings both familiar and unfamiliar to you, while avoiding common missteps. You will be guided through several meditation exercises as you practice "imaginative research"....
Reading
4 個視頻 (總計 37 分鐘), 1 個測驗
Video4 個視頻
Meditation Exercise7分鐘
Shop Talk with Amy Bloom14分鐘
Assignment Overview: Strange Lands3分鐘
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完成時間為 3 小時

Realities

Setting and description works in realist and non-realist fiction, as well as across literary genres. Consider how to write about your own "primal landscape"....
Reading
4 個視頻 (總計 35 分鐘), 1 個測驗
Video4 個視頻
What Is Genre? (including Shop Talk with Amy Bloom on Noir Fiction)10分鐘
Visiting Writer: Historical Fiction with Valerie Martin13分鐘
Assignment Overview: Primal Landscapes3分鐘
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創建者 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

創建者 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

關於 Wesleyan University

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. ...

關於 创意写作 專項課程

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....
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