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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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第 3 門課程(共 5 門)

100% 在線

立即開始,按照自己的計劃學習。

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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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完成時間為 3 小時

Persuasive Settings: Why Description Matters

7 個視頻 (總計 39 分鐘), 4 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
7 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
4 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
2
完成時間為 3 小時

If You Build It, They Will Come

4 個視頻 (總計 25 分鐘), 3 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
4 個視頻
"Things That Suck"3分鐘
Shop Talk with Salvatore Scibona14分鐘
Assignment Overview: Habitual Ritual1分鐘
3 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
3
完成時間為 3 小時

Credibility and Research

4 個視頻 (總計 37 分鐘), 1 個測驗
4 個視頻
Meditation Exercise7分鐘
Shop Talk with Amy Bloom14分鐘
Assignment Overview: Strange Lands3分鐘
4
完成時間為 3 小時

Realities

4 個視頻 (總計 35 分鐘), 1 個測驗
4 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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來自Creative Writing: The Craft of Setting and Description的熱門評論

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 JWJan 27th 2018

The course was very well organized and quite challenging. Each week gave me the opportunity to develop a piece which I have further developed into longer pieces which I am looking at publishing.

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Amity Gaige

Visiting Scholar in Creative Writing

關於 卫斯连大学

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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