Getting Started: Learning to Write Creative Non Fiction

The aim of this course curriculum is to guide students to discover their own authentic voice as nonfiction writers.
0.0 (0 ratings) Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a
course's star rating by considering a number of different factors
such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the
likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
4 students enrolled
$19
$20
5% off
Take This Course
  • Lectures 17
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
    30 day money back guarantee!
    Available on iOS and Android
    Certificate of Completion
Wishlisted Wishlist

How taking a course works

Discover

Find online courses made by experts from around the world.

Learn

Take your courses with you and learn anywhere, anytime.

Master

Learn and practice real-world skills and achieve your goals.

About This Course

Published 8/2015 English

Course Description

The material for this course was created by Misty Keith. She has nearly 20 years of writing experience in several fields: article writing, newsletter writing, blog writing, and many more. She is the founder of Butterfly Ink Media, which is an organization that helps others in several niche categories(Copywriting, Ebooks, Proofreading, Web Content, & much more). Misty is also a Top Rated freelancer and manager of the Custom Writing Services Agency on Upwork, which dedicates their efforts to giving writing consultation and professional writing services to others. Misty is very passionate about her writing ventures and it is evident in every word of every sentence in this course.

Upon completion of this course, students will have learned the basic skills and gained the necessary tools to begin mastering the craft of creating compelling non-fiction works. If the goal is to gain long-term benefits, the curriculum guarantees non-fiction writers will find new avenues to pursue, just by discovering the more evasive secrets for developing non-fiction articles, short-stories, journalistic pieces, opinionated blurbs and even more. The entire aim of this course curriculum is to advise and guide students to discover their own authentic voice as beginning non-fiction writers. Students should keep in mind; this is just the start to building a great career as a professional non-fiction writer.

Preparations

  • A Basic Understanding Of The English Language
  • Active Participation
  • A Passion For Learning The Craft Of Creative Non-Fiction
Objectives
  • Discover how to create engaging non-fiction pieces
  • Discover your own authentic writing voice
  • Learn what wordage works and what doesn't
  • Create meatier work without bogus material
  • Learn better grammar and editing tactics
  • Write non-fiction as colorful as fiction pieces
  • Improve upon your non-fiction blog
  • Take your non-fiction to the web

This course is geared toward any individual who wants to enhance their writing ability within the non-fiction genre. For those who are already active writers—this course provides new and inspiring ways to curate non-fiction works. The target audience can be for those who are currently web writers, editors, bloggers, and even perfect for those who design and create popular EBooks. As long as you have a desire to expand on your current skills, you can and will excel in this course.

What are the requirements?

  • Desire to want to be successful within professional non-fiction writing.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Refine your non-fiction writing skills
  • Discover why some words work and others don’t
  • Develop improved proof-reading and editing skills
  • Comprehend the difference between opinionated pieces and journalistic styles
  • Develop improved grammatical skills in general
  • Learn why subject matter counts when it comes to great sales pieces
  • Gain better, overall structure for your writing

What is the target audience?

  • For professional individuals who want to pursue the ambition of becoming a professional freelance writer, and whether this be a copywriter or a business writer, or perhaps even a journalist—this course is bound to give any student the guidance and education they need to develop their skill into a career.
  • Professionals who already hold a prolific writing position, or those who have no interest in writing in general should not consider this course.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Your Introduction to Creative Non-Fiction
Introduction
Preview
01:39
5 Steps To Having Your Work Gain Notice
Preview
01:24
Why Your Voice Is Important
Preview
00:27
Practice for Writing to Develop your Inner Voice
2 pages
Section 2: Discover the Importance of Proofreading
Tips to Help You Learn To Proofread Your Work Better
Preview
01:17
Understanding Punctuation Before You Can Proofread
Preview
01:41
Punctuation Exercises
2 pages
Section 3: Let's Follow KISS: Keeping it Strong and Simple
Stay Simple and Avoid Writers Block
Preview
02:08
Watch Your Sentences & Control Your Concept
Preview
01:35
Section 4: Unlocking The Drama of Creative Nonfiction
Creating Drama Sentence By Sentence
02:17
Show, Don't Tell
00:25
Putting Show Versus Tell Into Practice
02:02
Sentence Practice
3 pages
Section 5: Editing Rules That Will Make Your Writing Much More Powerful
7 Editing Tips to Promote Promote Powerful Nonfiction Writing
02:44
Bring Your Words to Life With These Steps
01:23
Keeping it Consistent
01:04
Conclusion
00:23

Students Who Viewed This Course Also Viewed

  • Loading
  • Loading
  • Loading

Instructor Biography

LectureWare ™, Let curiosity spark the genius in you.

Our mission has always been to help others achieve their educational dreams and ambitions, which is why we ensure we offer an expansive range of courses at an affordable value. Our courses go beyond the traditional framework of learning and we focus on the specifics, providing educational tools and instruction when and where you need it most. The ambitious student will find LectureWare courses to be exactly what they need to enrich their current knowledge base and acquire new skills. Let curiosity spark the genius in you, while you learn invaluable skills from LectureWare courses for casual interest or professional development.

Ready to start learning?
Take This Course