COMPLETE Creative Writing - All Genres - THE FULL COURSE!
What you'll learn
- This is a fun and practical creative writing course designed to get you excited about creating your own work!
- Fiction, poetry, drama, and creative non-fiction - the four genres of creative writing.
- How to discover, perfect, and share your own writer's voice.
- A series of authentic writing assignments designed to target the skills you need.
- Writing techniques, literary devices, and specialized skills.
- Publishing opportunities, podcasts, and where to create a professional creative writing portfolio.
- How to become a successful and confident writer!
- Just a willingness to write!
This is a fun and practical creative writing course designed to get YOU excited about creating your own works of fiction, poetry, drama, and creative non-fiction - the four genres of creative writing.
Writing techniques, literary devices, and specialized skills will be covered to help you discover, perfect, and share your own writer's voice.
While review quizzes over major concepts are provided along the way, the true measure of progress will be in the authentic writing assignments that you will complete as you progress toward your goal of becoming a successful and confident writer!
The Course Includes:
43 Video Lessons
Each lesson is broken down into multiple video lectures that include:
A quick writing assignment aligned with the day's goals
A lesson covering an area of course content
A practical application project
37 online review quizzes over major concepts
Quizzes are designed to reinforce major concepts discussed in the class
Graphics, notes, assignment sheets, or outside resources are provided for every lesson
Over 12 hours of video lessons
Through taking this course, you will develop and perfect your personal writer's voice as you:
become familiar with the four genres of creative writing
apply writing techniques for success
examine a multitude of writing concepts to relate to your own writing
evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of writing projects
create scaffolded examples of a variety of writing styles
Additionally, you will discover multiple public outlets with which to share your writing with others as you experience success and develop confidence in your writing ability.
COMPLETE Creative Writing contains all of the content (and a little extra) from:
Poetry Primer - Survey of Poetic Writing Styles and Projects
Creative Non-Fiction Writing - You Can't Make This Stuff Up!
Fiction Crash Course - Writing Skills & Methods for Success!
Beginning Playwriting - Write a Play and Get Produced!
Who this course is for:
- Anyone with a creative streak and a nagging desire to write
Thank you for checking out my course!
Here are a few facts about me...
~ I have been teaching writing and theatre in both public and private schools since 1997.
~ Several of my own works are published (plays and non-fiction).
~ There have been well over 100 productions of my stage plays on six continents (Antarctica remains elusive) as well as multiple film adaptations.
~ My book Absolutely Everything** You Need to Know About Teaching and Performing Improv is available on Amazon.
~ My horror-comedy Screenplay Dead (Re)Tired has received honors from 25 different film festivals and screenplay competitions including the Nashville Film Festival.
~ I have run an improv festival for secondary students since 1999.
~ I am a member of the Dramatists Guild.
~ I hold two BFA degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University
~ I earned my Masters of Education in Learning and Technology from Western Governors University
~ I am certified to teach English, speech, and theatre