Created by:  Wesleyan University

  • Brando Skyhorse

    Taught by:  Brando Skyhorse, Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing

    English
Basic Info
Commitment4 weeks of study, 1-2 hours/week
Language
English, Subtitles: French
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
User Ratings
4.6 stars
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Coursework
Coursework

Each course is like an interactive textbook, featuring pre-recorded videos, quizzes and projects.

Help from Your Peers
Help from Your Peers

Connect with thousands of other learners and debate ideas, discuss course material, and get help mastering concepts.

Certificates
Certificates

Earn official recognition for your work, and share your success with friends, colleagues, and employers.

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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.
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Ratings and Reviews
Rated 4.6 out of 5 of 992 ratings

Thank you very much! I'll go on with all the courses! It is being great! I learnt a lot with that one!

Perfect for those of us who don't know anything about the craft of writing.

Great course to understand the foundations of story writing.

Great course with clear instructions mostly by watching a video (with text). I truly enjoyed this course and how thorough it was. I especially like the structure of the video--introduction, example, and interview with a novelist. Contrary to the course description, it's not meant for non-fiction writers. It's meant exclusively for aspiring novelists. I would recommend this course if you are a beginner. Intermediate or advanced students would find this too basic. It's beneficial mostly if you want to earn a certificate and mention it on your resume. If you're looking for a comprehensive course, I would look elsewhere because the course only touches the surface. Workshopping lacked constructive input from peers so if you're looking for peers to review your work, don't count on it. Teachers don't critique your work either. But, overall, course is well made, clear and a great boost for aspiring writers (beginner stage, though).