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英语(English)

字幕:英语(English)

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What Can We Learn From Fiction?

In this week, we’ll learn what sorts of techniques we can borrow from fiction and how to overlay them onto our personal stories. ...
Reading
5 个视频 (总计 37 分钟), 1 个测验
Video5 个视频
Give the Readers What They Need, Not Necessarily What They Want7分钟
How Do I Pick a Subject?3分钟
I Want to Know What Happens Next7分钟
Interview with Amy Bloom12分钟
2
完成时间(小时)
完成时间为 3 小时

Train Your Eye Like a Filmmaker

In this week, we’ll learn how to create powerful scenes and vivid details by seeing precisely what we’ve put on the page—and what we haven't. ...
Reading
5 个视频 (总计 38 分钟), 1 个测验
Video5 个视频
Hyper-Vivid Prose4分钟
I Can See It Perfectly in My Head.... Part 27分钟
The Inherent Drama of the White Page8分钟
Interview with Amy Bloom, part 28分钟
3
完成时间(小时)
完成时间为 3 小时

Opening the Story

In this week, we’ll learn how to open and frame a story by examining the efficacy of various first lines. ...
Reading
4 个视频 (总计 20 分钟), 1 个测验
Video4 个视频
Get Them to the Second Line5分钟
Does the Second Line Live Up to the First?4分钟
Before the Opening Line4分钟
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完成时间为 3 小时

The Joys and Pitfalls of Dialogue

In this week, we’ll learn when and where to use dialogue, and what makes for the best soundbites. ...
Reading
5 个视频 (总计 25 分钟), 1 个测验
Video5 个视频
The "Sound" of Dialogue2分钟
The Unfortunate Limits of Dialogue4分钟
What We Lose When We Only Speak Aloud5分钟
Interview with Amy Bloom, part 38分钟

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Said Sayrafiezadeh

Visiting Scholar
Shapiro Center for Writing

关于 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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How To Write About Yourself...so that someone else wants to read it! This is the heart of this Coursera specialization in Memoir and Personal Essay. Masters of both genres share tips, prompts, exercises, readings and challenges to help every writer imagine, construct and write compelling pieces of non-fiction's most popular form: the personal narrative....
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