You have imagination, passion, a love of stories, and you are great with words – so how do you take your writing to the next level? In this course, you will discover the secrets to writing stories that stir readers' emotions and take them on a page-turning and meaningful adventure. Learn the essential elements of great plots as well as how to develop original story ideas, design memorable characters, hook your readers, and flesh out your hero or heroine's inner journey. Plus, short cuts for improving your writing style. All taught through a combination of collaborative games, creative exercises, lecture, and self-directed writing opportunities.
Designed to inspire and challenge independent learners, students will complete daily modules and activities at their own pace. They will also have the opportunity to join at least two live sessions to interact and meet with their instructor and fellow peers. ESU is where students can discover a future career!