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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Creative Writing: The Craft of Plot by Wesleyan University

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About the Course

In this course aspiring writers will be introduced to perhaps the most elemental and often the most challenging element of story: plot. We will learn what keeps it moving, how it manipulates our feelings, expectations, and desires. We will examine the choices storytellers make to snag our imaginations, drag them into a fictional world, and keep them there. We will learn how to outline and structure a plot, discuss narrative arc, pacing and reversals and reveal the inevitable surprise: connecting the beginning, middle and end....

Top reviews

LB
Nov 15, 2018

Great information about plot and scene structure. The information about revision was entirely new to me - thank you! The exercises were good and difficult in a good way that helped me hone my writing.

SD
Jul 13, 2020

It seems easy at the start; give it a week or two and you will be very surprised -- with yourself and your reaction to the feedback.\n\nThe instructions are easy to follow, the insights are priceless.

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By Bianca M

Nov 2, 2020

This was a very interesting course. I enjoyed it very much while learning a lot.

By Ajita

Jul 9, 2020

Brando's teaching style was quite engaging. I am motivated to learn more. Thanks

By Yunus Ç

Jun 20, 2020

I learned great information and this information has earned me a lot. Thank you.

By Abdelkader A K

May 4, 2020

The information were really valuable. The instructor was great and very helpful.

By Manjit S

Nov 4, 2019

This course got me writing after I was facing writer's block for about 6 months.

By Lucy P

Oct 29, 2020

Great course! There is just enough material to help write better short stories.

By adriene j

Jan 4, 2018

Great teacher, wonderful, vivid examples, satisfyingly challenging assignments!

By Yvette H

Oct 24, 2017

The ABDCE approach opened my eyes. Now its easy for me to structure my stories.

By Adam W

Sep 12, 2016

I'm really quite liking it! It's fun and I get to be creative! Yep! Good stuff!

By Dionne R

Nov 3, 2021

This was a very informative course. I thoroughly enjoyed it and learnt a lot.

By mehran j

Jun 18, 2021

this is spacily a good platform for third world countries to learn and write .

By BHARAT B

May 28, 2019

Fasntastic Course with Great Faculty... Thank you so much Brando Skyhorse Sir.

By Precious O

Apr 5, 2019

This course has been super helpful and insightful. The lecturers are great too

By Tina S

Sep 30, 2018

I got a lot of of this course that has really impacted my approach to writing.

By Francisco R S H

Mar 20, 2018

Great teachers and simple explanations for complex things. I enjoyed it a lot.

By Eric C G

Feb 18, 2021

Quite a good and decent course. It definitely served the purpose I hoped for.

By Mirza K

Dec 10, 2020

Brando Skyhorse is a great instructor and I would visit other of his courses.

By Masha G

Mar 18, 2020

Я получила новые знания и навыки! А также мне понравились творческие задания!

By Neha A

Jan 17, 2018

amazing course. I got a a fresh, clear perspective towards better expression.

By Skye S

Apr 13, 2017

I am so happy with this course and can't wait to complete the sister courses!

By Grace A

Sep 4, 2020

Very educative. It made me realize I have been writing stories the wrong way

By Andreea S

Dec 3, 2017

Love the course! I am learning so much and having fun doing it! Thank you ;)

By Karen J

Feb 16, 2017

great course... short but learnt much. Would like if it were for more weeks!

By Setesh P

Dec 21, 2020

Really enjoyed the whole program. Best of all, I learned new skills! Thanks

By Saurabh B

Nov 27, 2020

This program is awesome. Got to learn a lot about how to structure a story.