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At the center of a good story are the characters in it. In this course aspiring writers will discover how to build and bring to life complex, vivid and unforgettable characters. We will study the choices a writer makes to bring all characters to life on the page, and we will perform written exercises in order to develop a variety of writing and pre-writing techniques, in order to create a variety of characters. We will learn how to use our own life experiences, and the people we know (and how not to!). We will develop inner (thoughts and feelings) and outer (appearance, habits, behavior) lives for our characters and see how that can lead us to richer and more interesting stories. We will breathe life into our characters and let them surprise us....


Aug 10, 2016

I loved this course! Extremely useful and hands on. The course instructor was really impressive, both informative and empathetic, both arty and to the point. Totally admired her style of instruction.

Sep 25, 2020

The course was very well-structured and challenging. The instructor is very experienced and good, thus used relevant materials for this course, be it the guests, or the assignments, or the examples.


201 - Creative Writing: The Craft of Character 的 225 个评论(共 421 个)

创建者 Aileen

Aug 5, 2020

I enjoyed the exercises vermy much, they really stretched my thinking and helped me.

创建者 Michelle D

Mar 31, 2017

Outstanding: Provides many tools to help the author better tell their story. Yeah

创建者 Brian D

May 9, 2016

Very good course, gave a lot of insight on writing and specially about the character

创建者 Clémence C

Feb 8, 2018

The teacher is so good, so clear, that everything sounds logical and easy to apply.

创建者 Fernanda M

Jun 4, 2020

Amazing course. Very good insight on developing a character and bring them to life

创建者 Lori B B (

Nov 29, 2017

This is a very good course for the beginning writer. I would recommend it highly!

创建者 Rochelle S

Aug 24, 2016

Just as good as the others in the Creative Writing specialization. Try them all!

创建者 Maria C C B

Sep 8, 2020

I love this course so much! It gave me inspiration to begin writing. Thank you!

创建者 Reginald P R

May 16, 2020

Really enjoyed the course. Great instructor with in-depth material. I loved it.

创建者 Sarah A

Nov 11, 2019

This is a good opportunity to practice various ways of developing a character.

创建者 Shirley B

Nov 1, 2018

Excellent course - I have learned so much. Thank you to the awesome teachers

创建者 Evita K

May 17, 2018

It's very insightful and beautiful. Helped me hear and become my characters.

创建者 Alan F

Dec 27, 2017

Course addresses one of my fundamental weaknesses in writing. Helped a lot.

创建者 Dr. M S K

Jun 10, 2020

The best and the simplest way in making the best author out of a person !!

创建者 Goher I P

Nov 18, 2017

It was simply wonderful and awesome course. Amy is a fantastic instructor.

创建者 Charlotte M R F

Sep 25, 2016

Wondeful information on creating characters and breathing life into them.


Jul 20, 2020

i Loved the course and would recommend it to people who loves writing.

创建者 José A C R

Apr 12, 2017

A good course with many recommendations on how to build a character.

创建者 Janet W

Aug 15, 2016

I absolutely LOVE this course! Thank you so much for offering them.

创建者 joseph d r

Aug 7, 2020

Great instructor. Very helpful conversations and guest interviews!

创建者 Shubham H

Apr 30, 2020

The character understanding was interpreted in-depth. Great Course.

创建者 Divesh D

May 2, 2020

Loved the course. Highly recommend this to all aspiring writers!

创建者 Kelly C

Jul 19, 2016

simple easy but not that easy

Assignment tho it's good for you

创建者 Florence L

Apr 29, 2020

Good class. Assignment could be more precise (number of words).

创建者 Dima M M R

Oct 18, 2017

Very challenging, pushes your ability and limits of creativity