“Our instructor was accomplished and masterful in the subject.”
“Our instructor was accomplished and masterful in the subject.”Sylvia RoeloffsMaster Gardener/Retired Office Mgr.POETRY WRITING
“The instructor left me with a hopeful feeling at the end that inspires me to persevere.”
“The instructor left me with a hopeful feeling at the end that inspires me to persevere.”Mary LanghamPlaywrightHOW TO SELL YOUR SCREENPLAY
“This course is like a journey into a forgotten world that you used to know.”
“This course is like a journey into a forgotten world that you used to know.”Junis SultanStudentMEMOIR WRITING
“There was a depth of sharing and trust that seldom occurs in life. I think the online format helped in this—we were forced to relate purely through the written word. What could be better for writers?”
“There was a depth of sharing and trust that seldom occurs in life. I think the online format helped in this—we were forced to relate purely through the written word. What could be better for writers?”Alice WertheimerWeb ConsultantFICTION WRITING
“A whirlwind of a course, covering many different aspects of creative writing.”
“A whirlwind of a course, covering many different aspects of creative writing.”Dinsdale RaddatzBookkeeperCREATIVE WRITING 101
“Before starting the course, I could not come up with a good plot, and had not written in a long time. After writing a few assignments, the ideas started coming fast and furious.”
“Before starting the course, I could not come up with a good plot, and had not written in a long time. After writing a few assignments, the ideas started coming fast and furious.”Pat ComleyIT ManagementCREATIVE WRITING 101
“The class is a gateway to a new or renewed commitment to your writing and to yourself.”
“The class is a gateway to a new or renewed commitment to your writing and to yourself.”Pamela OuelletteSpeech Language PathologistCREATIVE WRITING 101
“This course changed reading for me and made it more relevant.”
“This course changed reading for me and made it more relevant.”Nora GoldStudentREADING FICTION
“This course was very comprehensive and fun. A whole new world has opened up for me as a result of this class. Not only have I learned about writing fiction, I have also gained considerable insight on reading fiction. What's really been a gift is that I am now a much more conscientious observer of LIFE.”
“This course was very comprehensive and fun. A whole new world has opened up for me as a result of this class. Not only have I learned about writing fiction, I have also gained considerable insight on reading fiction. What's really been a gift is that I am now a much more conscientious observer of LIFE.”Richard DevineIndependent Computer ConsultantFICTION WRITING
“The instructor is wonderful, with loads of experience in writing romance novels. She is very helpful and open in her advice and gives wonderful, constructive feedback. This is the second time I took the course—to continue in an ongoing project—and the feedback from the instruction was well worth the price of the course.”
“The instructor is wonderful, with loads of experience in writing romance novels. She is very helpful and open in her advice and gives wonderful, constructive feedback. This is the second time I took the course—to continue in an ongoing project—and the feedback from the instruction was well worth the price of the course.”Erin RichardsBusiness Development ManagerROMANCE WRITING
“If you want to write romances, start here.”
“If you want to write romances, start here.”Alice GuntherRetiredROMANCE WRITING
“A fun and intriguing introductory course to children's writing that forces you to realize the amount of creativity and hard work that was poured into some of your favorite childhood stories.”
“A fun and intriguing introductory course to children's writing that forces you to realize the amount of creativity and hard work that was poured into some of your favorite childhood stories.”Kera MorganPublic Relations ExecutiveCHILDREN'S BOOK WRITING
“The instructor made students aware of the difficulty of breaking into the business of being published without being the least bit negative…I feel a lot more optimistic.”
“The instructor made students aware of the difficulty of breaking into the business of being published without being the least bit negative…I feel a lot more optimistic.”Trevor PeatTeacher/WriterHOW TO GET PUBLISHED
“This is the fullest, most challenging introductory course I've ever taken. The instructor seems to know everything there is to know about poets, and he shares this information with the class in the most creative ways.”
“This is the fullest, most challenging introductory course I've ever taken. The instructor seems to know everything there is to know about poets, and he shares this information with the class in the most creative ways.”Barbara JanesPublic RelationsPOETRY WRITING
“I have taken many online training courses, and this is the best one I have ever had. The format was really quite effective in that it divided the components of the course into different sections: the lecture with discussion, the notebook/assignments, and the chat section. This kind of modular design facilitated effective learning and easy navigation.”
“I have taken many online training courses, and this is the best one I have ever had. The format was really quite effective in that it divided the components of the course into different sections: the lecture with discussion, the notebook/assignments, and the chat section. This kind of modular design facilitated effective learning and easy navigation.”Maria Pere-PerezSenior Manager, AlliancesFICTION WRITING
“You don't need to know anything going into the course and you can still come out feeling like you're ready to try performing at some open mics.”
“You don't need to know anything going into the course and you can still come out feeling like you're ready to try performing at some open mics.”Tiffany PeonProject Manager STAND-UP COMEDY WRITING
“The instructor was generous with her attention to each of us, and I felt she was personally responsible for some "ah-ha!" breakthroughs in improving a piece of writing (mine and others').”
“The instructor was generous with her attention to each of us, and I felt she was personally responsible for some "ah-ha!" breakthroughs in improving a piece of writing (mine and others').”Elizabeth DrewryRetiredFICTION WRITING
“This course was undoubtedly the best creative writing workshop I have ever taken.”
“This course was undoubtedly the best creative writing workshop I have ever taken.”Leisel AngwinCommunications Project ManagerFICTION WRITING
“This course has completely revitalized me as a writer, giving me tremendous new perspectives. I feel that I'm now equipped to do great things.”
“This course has completely revitalized me as a writer, giving me tremendous new perspectives. I feel that I'm now equipped to do great things.”Roger BonnerWriter/ English TeacherFICTION WRITING
“I especially liked the fact that the instructor had not only a writing and teaching background but also actually worked as a private investigator. This gave him a certain authority when discussing investigative techniques that increased students' comfort with a field most of us have only experienced vicariously.”
“I especially liked the fact that the instructor had not only a writing and teaching background but also actually worked as a private investigator. This gave him a certain authority when discussing investigative techniques that increased students' comfort with a field most of us have only experienced vicariously.”Patricia FoulkPublic Affairs DirectorMYSTERY WRITING
“The instructor is one of those teachers that immediately makes you feel you are in the right place. Not only does she have strong command of the material, she delivers it with enthusiasm and the desire to make sure the students really understand.”
“The instructor is one of those teachers that immediately makes you feel you are in the right place. Not only does she have strong command of the material, she delivers it with enthusiasm and the desire to make sure the students really understand.”Joshua KornreichInvestment AnalystNOVEL WRITING
“This was a great way to break down the barriers to writing, and get that pen scribbling on paper. Good confidence builder!”
“This was a great way to break down the barriers to writing, and get that pen scribbling on paper. Good confidence builder!”Agathe Blanchon-EhrsamManagement ConsultantBUSINESS WRITING
“I learned some fundamental elements of writing for children. This course was extremely well organized. I was impressed with this from the first interaction. The instructor was wonderful. She was quite honest, and didn't just give us fluff about our writing. She really spent time looking at our work and analyzing the writing.”
“I learned some fundamental elements of writing for children. This course was extremely well organized. I was impressed with this from the first interaction. The instructor was wonderful. She was quite honest, and didn't just give us fluff about our writing. She really spent time looking at our work and analyzing the writing.”Sally SizemoreStudentCHILDREN'S BOOK WRITING
“Every class was something new. I was never bored.”
“Every class was something new. I was never bored.”Shirley ThomasAdministrative CoordinatorFICTION WRITING
“Incredibly worth it.”
“Incredibly worth it.”Lisette JohnsonSenior Editor, NYT AlmanacFICTION WRITING
“As a former teacher, I thought I knew how to read critically—but I learned that I had more to learn! The lectures were excellent and the assignments helpful and on the mark.”
“As a former teacher, I thought I knew how to read critically—but I learned that I had more to learn! The lectures were excellent and the assignments helpful and on the mark.”Karen AlbrethsenStudentFICTION WRITING
“Worth every minute of your time, and much, much, much more than what you paid for it.”
“Worth every minute of your time, and much, much, much more than what you paid for it.”Nicholas Fuller GooginsTeacherFICTION WRITING
“This was an all around great experience for me—hearing other writers' stories and having my own critiqued.”
“This was an all around great experience for me—hearing other writers' stories and having my own critiqued.”Ginger KuenzelCorp. Communications ManagerFICTION WRITING
“I learned about myself and what I hope to accomplish as a writer and traveler.”
“I learned about myself and what I hope to accomplish as a writer and traveler.”Christian LewisReporterTRAVEL WRITING
“I learned many new tips that will be helpful in my writing career.”
“I learned many new tips that will be helpful in my writing career.”Sarah FiguraStudentWRITE IT RIGHT!
“What I liked most was how "real" the class and the instructor were--no cyberspace feeling. Communication was responsive, there was lots of interaction between instructor and students. I thought the whole thing was great.”
“What I liked most was how "real" the class and the instructor were--no cyberspace feeling. Communication was responsive, there was lots of interaction between instructor and students. I thought the whole thing was great.”Susan JordanAttorney At LawMEMOIR WRITING
“It was a great intro class to inspire you to write. The teacher's dynamic personality made the seven hours fly by. I got much more than I expected!”
“It was a great intro class to inspire you to write. The teacher's dynamic personality made the seven hours fly by. I got much more than I expected!”Sean PatrickAdvertisingSCREENWRITING
“The course is well-structured and moves swiftly through several topics to give a complete look at writing. The instructor showed expertise, professionalism, and interest in helping each classmate. Her lectures were well written and she challenged each of us. I am going to miss her.”
“The course is well-structured and moves swiftly through several topics to give a complete look at writing. The instructor showed expertise, professionalism, and interest in helping each classmate. Her lectures were well written and she challenged each of us. I am going to miss her.”James StarretteWoodworkerFICTION WRITING
“The instructor has gone through the process herself and was able to explain things from "the front lines."”
“The instructor has gone through the process herself and was able to explain things from "the front lines."”Suzanne SteinbaumPhysicianNONFICTION BOOK PROPOSAL
“I learned how to move to a higher level of writing.”
“I learned how to move to a higher level of writing.”Charissa HainesAssociate PastorCREATIVE WRITING 101
“I was introduced to a whole new aspect of poetry. I am a much more versatile and open-minded writer for it.”
“I was introduced to a whole new aspect of poetry. I am a much more versatile and open-minded writer for it.”Stephanie SalernoStudentPOETRY WRITING
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