Writers’ Training Course

Welcome to this creative writing course. This course is meant to refresh your understanding of the basic tools and forms of writing, as well as give you new skills and exercise your creative muscles. We’ll cover everything from broad topics like how to find ideas, to the nitty gritty of sentence structure and editing.

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Module 1

>> Lesson 1: Show vs. Tell

>> Lesson 2: Creative Nonfiction

>> Lesson 3: Research

>> Lesson 4: Descriptive Language

>> Lesson 5: Basics of Editing

Module 2

>> Lesson 1: The Author Veil

>> Lesson 2: Persuasive Writing

>> Lesson 3: Story Structure

>> Lesson 4: Making Connections

>> Lesson 5: Passive vs. Active Voice

>> Lesson 6: How to Make Time for Writing

Module 3

>> Lesson 1: Audience

>> Lesson 2: Interviews

>> Lesson 3: The Heart of Your Story

>> Lesson 4: The Opening Line

>> Lesson 5: Peer Editing

Module 4

>> Lesson 1: Humor

>> Lesson 2: Voice

>> Lesson 3: Sentence Structure

>> Lesson 4: Pacing

>> Lesson 5: Rhythm, Sound, and Word Choice

>> Final Words of Wisdom