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over 4 weeks
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For students who already know the basics of horror writing, this class provides an opportunity to expand their skills and hone their craft. We will leap headlong into the use of symbolism and figurative language, exploring the roots of classic horror and looking towards the future of contemporary horror writing. Students may choose to create a new work of fiction for this class or to bring an older or unfinished story to improve and complete. Each class will consist of an instructional...
I have been writing and publishing horror for over 16 years, including short fiction works and content for horror roleplaying games. I have mentored young writers entering the horror writing industry, many of whom I have watched develop into successful, productive writers paid to work within the genre.
Students should plan to devote time each week to writing and editing their stories.
Students should have access to a word processing program. I strongly encourage the use of Google Docs, so students can access their work anywhere and share their work with classmates for peer editing and feedback, and so that parents can also check on their students' progress if desired.
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
Horror is often a matter of personal perception. One person may find werewolves or zombies terrifying, while another may be afraid of clowns or the dark. While all work produced for this class will be appropriate for the indicated age range in terms of content, parents should feel free to inform me of any particular phobias or other fears their children need to avoid over the course of this class.
Morgan A. McLaughlin McFarland, MAPW
Inclusive Classes in Creative Writing & Popular Culture
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
409 total reviews
232 completed classes
(She/Her) I teach creative writing and popular culture to children from age 8 through high school. In my classes, young writers learn to develop characters, to craft a well-structured narrative, and to hone their descriptive language skills. New...