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Build a Planet: An Intro to World Building

Learn what questions you have to ask yourselves and participate in the building of a planet with fellow creatives.
John McDonald
20 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 14 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
55 minutes
per class
Meets once
year olds
learners per class
per learner

How does a "One-Time" class work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers

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Class Experience

Students will learn presentation skills at their comfort level (or pushed to work outside of their comfort level), students will learn to think on the fly and flex their creative muscles, students will learn to make individual and corporate decisions, students will use their individual art practices to demonstrate what creation looks like to them.
World building is an important part of the creative life. As a playwright, every time I create a new play- I use EF's Visit to a Small Planet as a guide to question my assumptions about what makes a universe physically tick and how characters and worlds are connected together. There are so many fascinating and challenging moving parts to world building that an introduction is a great way to get a student that's either intimidated by or seeking to boost their skill or break through a writing block that one time world building classes can really help.
EF's Visit to a Small Planet can be provided or the smaller workout sheet created by the instructor featuring just the questions from the 7 page pdf- which will be introduced in class.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


John McDonald
20 total reviews
36 completed classes

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