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About the Course

Your style is as unique and distinctive as your face, your voice, except that you can choose it, you can can work on it, enhance it. In this course we will introduce aspiring writers to the art of putting pressure on written language. We will study the use of metaphor and imagery, and demonstrate how clarity, grace, and inventiveness in word choice are imperative to a story’s success. Writers will emerge with the revision skills essential to all writers of good stories and good prose....

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Apr 18, 2016

Great class for the content I needed. I audited this class and benefited from the theory discussion and practical exercises. The class guided me to improve my writing style which was my ultimate goal.

Dec 17, 2018

Lessons were well done, good mix of teaching and illuminating discussion between accomplished writers. Exercises are creative and well thought out. Feedback from classmates is generally helpful.

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By Natalia C

May 19, 2016

I really like it. I learned things that I was not aware of when it comes to write.

By adriene j

Feb 28, 2018

Tough, demanding because so challenging. Worth taking if you want to get better.

By Windy P

Oct 9, 2020

One of the best courses in this specializaton. I truly learned a lot from it.

By Arianna M

Oct 28, 2020

Good content, easily explained, memorable and passionate. Very good course.

By Fernanda B

Oct 25, 2017

I never thought I'd learn so much about things I thought I knew. Thank you.

By Douglas P

Sep 14, 2017

Loved this course. I learned several new tools to call upon in my writing.

By Amanda C

Apr 8, 2018

This course set me on the path to writing a story that I can be proud of.

By Lori B B (

Nov 29, 2017

I got the most from this segment of the course. It was very enlightening.

By Tina M

Aug 6, 2017

While at times this class was a little confusing, I enjoyed it immensely.

By Abdelkader A K

Jun 1, 2020

The course was very beneficial and the instructor was remarkably helpful

By Amy L

Mar 24, 2021

I learned some valuable writing skills and had fun as well. Thank you!

By Donna R

Oct 22, 2020

This course is really informative and can enhance your writing skills.

By Harini G

Dec 10, 2017

The assignments really make you think about and challenge your writing

By Ernesto I R

Feb 15, 2017

Excellent course and excellent teacher, I see you soon inthe capstone.

By Evangelos V

Jul 6, 2020

Such an amazing experience and opportunity to learn from all of you!

By Ana C O G

Jul 9, 2018

You surely need an advanced level of English to improve your skills.

By Aki N

Aug 11, 2020

Thank you Salvatore Scibona! I loved love loved the craft of style!

By Camille B

Jul 8, 2019

I enjoyed this lecturer's approach to writing. It was stimulating.

By Jerald K A B

Feb 14, 2021

A masterclass course, for free! Grateful for making this happen!

By John O

Jul 13, 2020

It was very practical and easy to follow. I totally enjoyed it.

By Ajay C

Nov 19, 2017

Very informative. The assignments are interesting and exciting.

By Vanessa V K

Nov 12, 2016

I loved this course. It's helpful to have focus and direction.

By Shweta B

Aug 27, 2018

Had lot of fun learning and writing while doing this module.

By Eva N

Feb 16, 2021

I learnt so much and improved my writing skills. Thank you!

By Fredy A P Z

Oct 20, 2019

Excellent course. Thank you for allowing me to participate.