Dec 01, 2016
Great course to take as the first step in the sequence of the "Creative Writing" certification. Exercises are fun, professor provides useful methodology, load is manageable for someone with a day job.
Nov 05, 2019
The course was informative on how to build, structure and develop the plot of our own stories. It was also very helpful in guiding us through the editing process. A useful course for aspiring writers.
por Gregory H•
Oct 22, 2019
Brando was insightful and clear in his explanations. The course was easy to follow and had excellent interviews with other writers. I feel like I learned a lot from taking this course.
por Masha Y•
Feb 09, 2018
Very grateful to Brando and the team of guest writers for this course, you managed to break down the craft of plot so that even first time "writers" like myself were quite successful.
por David H•
Jun 18, 2016
This was a great way to get started writing again after a long time. The videos were engaging and full of good information. It's good to see and hear real authors talk about the work.
por Debra T•
May 24, 2018
So many valuable lessons to be learned here about how plot should logically unfold in your story. I will be reviewing the lectures again to constantly improve my writing. Thank you!
por Alice H•
Feb 16, 2017
I liked that the bulk of time spent was practicing writing. I learned many things like the elements of a strong scene, how setting plays a role, and the 5-act structure of a story.
por Michele S•
Apr 01, 2016
Great course. I just audited it but even the audit content was very helpful. You'll have to pay for peer review, but I just wanted to learn about plot and this course delivered. :)
por Anmol S•
Mar 30, 2016
fabulous course with lot of do's and don'ts... and an inspirational guide and techniques for a startup writer or a beginer. course with its full content , quality and knowledge .
por Darci C•
Jun 01, 2016
Prof. Skyhorse has a kind, engaging face and mannerisms. The course was well organized and free of technical issues- wish I could say the same thing about Coursera in general!
por aseema s•
Mar 22, 2019
Amazing instructor and very easy to understand with step by step assignments which make the task at hand easier. Great course to get started with the technicalities of writing
por Emily L•
Nov 24, 2017
I learned so much from this course. Brando's videos were very clear with identifiable takeaways and assignments that were very much in keeping with the lessons in each module.
por Esther M•
Nov 01, 2016
This is a good course and a good series. It has been very helpful for me in terms of learning to be a writer and in terms of asking myself what kind of a writer I want to be.
por eileen p•
Sep 10, 2019
I enjoy the practical and thoughtful teaching as well as the assignments. They work for me as a beginner and I have loads of information to practice and play with. Thank you!
por Daniel O•
Dec 13, 2018
In the last days of learning this course (not done yet) I feel my fears of venturing into fiction writing leaving. The content of the course is good. The delivery is spot on.
Apr 30, 2016
This course is very interesting and easily to understand for beginner just like me. And through read the stories of other students, I learned more and find my disadvantages.
por Mert G G•
Aug 10, 2018
This section gave me a whole new perspective on plot structure. The lectures and discussions were to the point and definitely increased my passion for writing all the more.
por Ave G•
Jul 23, 2017
I loved everything about this course: the interviews with other authors, reviewing other's work, Brando's way of explaining made it easy to understand and apply to my work.
por Kristin T•
Sep 24, 2017
Excellent Introduction to Creative Writing! As someone new to creative writing I found this class informative, challenging and inspiring. I highly recommend this course!
por Sahil M•
Jan 21, 2020
The exceptional teaching provided by the instructor really simplified the art of creative writing for me , highly recommend it for anyone who wants to pursue the field.
por Pritika P•
Dec 18, 2017
I really enjoyed this course!!
Brando taught this course so well- with adequate resources, theoretical knowledge, easy-to-understand explanations!
por Muwaffaq S•
Jun 17, 2018
Good starting module that gives some simple techniques to improve writing. Not too easy and not too hard. I am doing the second unit based on the strength of the first
por Warren P•
Aug 30, 2017
This class helped me a lot. I learned how to structure my stories and get the mechanics right, so they follow the arc they should. I also learned to show and not tell.
por Summer S•
Sep 19, 2019
I enjoyed these introductory lessons into creative writing. It has given me a great jumping-off point from which to continue growing into the writer I'd like to be.
por Alejandro P•
Jun 17, 2018
It has been a great course that helped me better understand the basics of plot, structure, "scenes", building characters and trying to show rather than tell a story
por Janet W•
Jul 06, 2016
I loved this course. It really gets into the meat writing. I look forward to the other Creative Writing Courses and recommend it to anyone interested in writing.
por Brianne P•
May 27, 2016
I love it and very easy to follow. Great for the beginner trying to fine tune their work and/or get started. They offer you the tools to author your first story!