Writers’ Nook: The Joy of Creative Writing
In this on-going class young writers will grow in the art of creative writing through study and practice.
US Grade 5 - 8
In this class students will expand their creative writing skills by looking closely at examples of successful authors to understand what they are doing and how they are doing it. Additionally students will respond to writing prompts to discover and exercise their own creative possibilities. In-class writing will be expanded to out-of-class writing to allow further development of ideas and techniques. Students will have the opportunity to share their writing projects with the class where they...
Students will increase their understanding of the following elements of good creative writing: theme, plot development, character development, and world building. Students will learn basic formatting techniques for short stories and novels. Students will learn the art of the sentence.
Homework OfferedHomework will include: writing on personal writing projects; writing on writing prompts assigned in class; reading short stories and novel excerpts as assigned in class.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Meet the teacher
Receiving a master’s degree in English from BYU with an emphasis in creative writing was the beginning of a lifelong love affair with all things creative: novels, plays, movies, painting, music, dance, origami, cosplay, juggling, computer games,...
1x per week
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Completed by 139 learners
Live video meetings
3-10 learners per class