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Skills you will gain

Short Story WritingFiction WritingCreativityCopy Editing

Learner Career Outcomes

49%

started a new career after completing these courses

43%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

15%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 6 hours to complete
English

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Wesleyan University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Plotting a Course

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 26 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
How Plot Works in Harry Potter8m
Character + Action = Plot7m
Feedback Expectations for the Specialization2m
2 readings
A Note on Assignments1m
Promo Codes3m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

The Power of Structure

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 22 min)
3 videos
ABDCE Structure Examples from Famous Works of Literature7m
Visiting Writer: A Conversation with Douglas Martin7m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

A Scene in Motion

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 27 min)
3 videos
Examples of Effective Scenes8m
Shop Talk with Amity Gaige10m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Cut It Out

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 32 min)
4 videos
Shop Talk with Amy Bloom10m
Shop Talk with Salvatore Scibona10m
The 21st Point3m

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Creative Writing

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