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English

Science, Magic, Mundane: How to Write Speculative Worlds - Week-Long Intensive

Students will develop alternate ways of viewing reality, learn how to analyze these newly realized aspects from an author’s point of view, and then build upon that knowledge in order to create new worlds of science and/or fantasy.
Val Gryphin
43 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 5 learners
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55 minutes
per class
4x per week
over 1 week
11-16
year olds
2-12
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse 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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Class Experience

By the end of this class students will have developed alternate ways of viewing what reality is, how to analyze these newly realized aspects from an author’s point of view, and how to build upon that knowledge in order to create new worlds of science and/or fantasy.
Students will create lists outside of class of scientific, magical, and mundane everyday objects and experiences to be used in class, as well as short writing assignments to create a fully-fleshed out story.
Notebook/paper and pencil/pen. A handout may be given for reference, but printing it is optional.
3 hours 40 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.

Teacher

Val GryphinEducator / Publisher / Author / Editor / Business Owner
43 total reviews
135 completed classes

About Me

Greetings! My name is Val. I’m an editor, publisher, educator, and, of course, a voracious writer and reader, particularly in the scifi, fantasy, and mainstream genres. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Johnson State, and a Master of... 
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