Creative Writing: The Complete Fiction Writing Course for Aspiring Young Authors
This course encourages learners to explore and practice the various genres of creative writing. Young writers will also learn techniques to make their writing stand out from the crowd. ADHD, neurodiverse and special needs writers welcome!
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Once per week
over 10 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a “Multi-Day” course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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Learning to write creatively is like learning to sing, in that the writer is similar to a singer in being her own instrument. The writer's specific sensibility and especial competencies determine the range of excellence that the writer can comfortably operate in. Because learning to write creatively involves developing a form of muscle memory, there will be almost daily assigned writing exercises learners will do at home. There will also be, and equally importantly, a daily writer's diary of...
Carter is a busy homeschooling mother (of five), author, speaker and a college professor with a passion to help others. Besides teaching, she has written broadly on spiritual growth, education, and special needs She is the author of several books including Organize Your Life, Essential Writing Skills for the College Bound Student, Inspire the Writer in Your Child and Organize Your AD/HD Child. In addition to writing fiction and poetry in her spare time, she blogs regularly on issues of clarity in written communication, college admissions and the Christian family. She has a BA in English, a MFA in Writing and has done graduate study in Special Education and College Admission. Active in her local homeschool group, she has taught college-prep coop classes for several years. She has also written numerous literary guides and won academic awards for her writing. Her books have been translated into Japanese, Hebrew, German, Czech and Polish. Carter's curriculum and writing classes focus on equipping students with the vital skills for lifetime communication success. Her curriculum and classes are marked by a sense of depth, yet simplicity that nurture a love of writing in students.
Students will be provided weekly creative writing challenges. They will also be given optional writing prompts to work on daily.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
40 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
Text:: Reading: The Young Writer’s Handbook by Anne Mazer and Ellen Potter Materials needed; Students should have journals and access to Google docs or Word to submit assignments
Cheryl Carter Creative Classroom
Creative , Cultural & College Prep Classes
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
133 total reviews
131 completed classes
Collegiate Learning instructors (AKA Cheryl Carter Creative Classroom) teach writing, reading, publishing and critical thinking skills to K-12 students. The mission of Collegiate Learning is to prepare learners to do well in higher education....