关于此 专项课程

This Specialization covers elements of three major creative writing genres: short story, narrative essay, and memoir. You will master the techniques that good writers use to compose a bracing story, populated with memorable characters in an interesting setting, written in a fresh descriptive style. You will analyze and constructively evaluate peer writing. In the Capstone, you will draft, rewrite, and complete a substantial original story in the genre of your choosing. Our courses are designed for anyone from the aspiring short story writer to established novelist. Whether you have a finished novel sitting on your desk calling for a fresh look or have had the germ of an idea for a decade, this Specialization gives you tools to achieve your goal. Through 4 courses focused on a key aspect of writing, and taken in any order you choose, you will develop a stronger ability to not only refine your writing, but critique writing in general and find inspiration in the works you are already reading. Thanks to our sponsors, upon completion of their first assignment, learners in each course will receive up to an 80% discount from Write-Bros and a 30% discount off their first purchase from Scrivener to use on their writing software. Additionally, learners who complete an assignment will receive 30% off membership at the online writing community Scribophile. For more information about our partners, see the FAQ below.
学生职业成果
58%
完成此 专项课程 后开始了新的职业。
22%
加薪或升职。

可分享的证书

完成后获得证书

100% 在线课程

立即开始,按照自己的计划学习。

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初级

完成时间大约为6 个月

建议 2 小时/周

英语(English)

字幕:英语(English), 法语(French), 西班牙语(Spanish), 德语(German)
学生职业成果
58%
完成此 专项课程 后开始了新的职业。
22%
加薪或升职。

可分享的证书

完成后获得证书

100% 在线课程

立即开始,按照自己的计划学习。

灵活的计划

设置并保持灵活的截止日期。

初级

完成时间大约为6 个月

建议 2 小时/周

英语(English)

字幕:英语(English), 法语(French), 西班牙语(Spanish), 德语(German)

此专项课程包含 5 门课程

课程1

课程 1

Creative Writing: The Craft of Plot

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2,392 个评分
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课程2

课程 2

Creative Writing: The Craft of Character

4.5
1,196 个评分
344 条评论
课程3

课程 3

Creative Writing: The Craft of Setting and Description

4.7
878 个评分
257 条评论
课程4

课程 4

Creative Writing: The Craft of Style

4.7
731 个评分
198 条评论

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卫斯连大学 徽标

卫斯连大学

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  • The courses in this Specialization will be offered continually on demand. The capstone will be offered 4 times per year.

  • The Specialization courses will be rigorous and taught at the college level, but will be accessible to advanced high school students as well.

  • No, courses do not need to be taken in a specific order - the courses have staggered opening times to allow you to jump in to whichever course fits your schedule best!

  • After completing this Specialization, students will be able to craft an original story, whether fictional or taken from life, that will absorb a reader’s interest from the beginning and hold it through the end.

  • Each course is taught by an esteemed author and professor. Collectively, they have published over a dozen novels and won numerous awards, including features in such publications as The New York Times, The Washington Post, and O: The Oprah Magazine. More information about each author is provided in their individual biographies.

  • Write Brothers (www.write-bros.com) offers several different tools for writers to craft their stories in an environment dedicated to writing, including Dramatica Pro, Outline 4D, and Movie Magic Screenwriter. The software is designed to help with all phases of writing, from brainstorming to outlining to formatting.

    Scrivener (https://www.literatureandlatte.com/scrivener.php) is a powerful content-generation tool for writers that allows you to concentrate on composing and structuring long and difficult documents. While it gives you complete control of the formatting, its focus is on helping you get to the end of that awkward first draft.

    Scribophile (www.scribophile.com) is a writing community focused on feedback, a central tenet of the Specialization you're embarking on here. Share your work, receive thoughtful critiques from other writers, improve your writing craft, and engage in a strong community of "the friendliest and most successful writing workshop online."

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