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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

SD

Jul 14, 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.

MM

Dec 01, 2016

Great course to take as the first step in the sequence of the "Creative Writing" certification. Exercises are fun, professor provides useful methodology, load is manageable for someone with a day job.

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By Jenny J G L

Feb 16, 2018

Very interesting course. I've learned a lot.

By Светлана

Dec 03, 2017

Thank you a lot. This course was veryuseful.

By Anjum

May 18, 2017

Great course.

Dr. Brando is a great teacher.

By Alexander A K

Jun 01, 2016

A very good course for any beginning writers

By K.C. W

May 02, 2016

This course was a great learning experience.

By Chloé B

Mar 17, 2016

Very interesting course and good advices! =)

By David V

Oct 15, 2020

Great Course. To the point and very useful.

By Geraldine E H

Oct 06, 2020

Pude mejorar mi escritura, ¡Muchas gracias!

By Oriana M

Aug 03, 2020

I love it! Aprendí mucho, gracias por tanto

By Emoon 1

Jul 14, 2020

The course was nice. I learned many things.

By Lakshmi P K

May 13, 2020

I really loved the course. Thanks to mentor

By Rahul M

Feb 06, 2017

Very helpful course for an aspiring writer.

By Jhoao A M L

Jul 28, 2020

This course is a great learning experience

By Molly G

Jul 09, 2018

Absolutely awesome! Helped me sooooo much.

By Paulo B

Aug 19, 2017

A simple and effective way to write books.

By Marie-Hélène F

Feb 23, 2016

Thank you so much for this amazing course!

By Hoang T B N

Apr 21, 2020

It is a kind of formula to creat a story.

By Jose A P M

Jun 21, 2017

This course helps us to understand how to

By Jasmine K

Apr 04, 2017

Brando Skyhorse is a fabulous instructor!

By Deepak D

Oct 01, 2020

Good Course for the Learning the Plot...

By Ángel H V G

Jun 15, 2020

It has a nice formula for creating plots

By Joy T

Feb 16, 2020

Quick, but I picked up some basic skills

By Victor C

Oct 26, 2017

Real clear and excellent for beginners!

By David E

Apr 05, 2016

This is an absolutely wonderful course.

By Kelly C

Apr 02, 2016

easy to understand and funny Assignment