“A great way to take that pilot idea, manipulate it to something workable and grind out an outline--all with friendly and capable support.”
“A great way to take that pilot idea, manipulate it to something workable and grind out an outline--all with friendly and capable support.”Debi YazbeckOffice ManagerTV WRITING
“I've been studying the elements of the craft for years, yet the instructor was immensely helpful as I work toward completing my novel.”
“I've been studying the elements of the craft for years, yet the instructor was immensely helpful as I work toward completing my novel.”Sara HumphriesWriterNOVEL WRITING
“The course helps you immerse yourself in the cogs and gears of what makes for great SF. ”
“The course helps you immerse yourself in the cogs and gears of what makes for great SF. ”Ashley JacobsPhysicianSCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY WRITING
“The instructor was a constant source of inspiration, a supportive and perceptive critic. Thanks again for a course that has been very important to me...as a person, as a student, and as a teacher.”
“The instructor was a constant source of inspiration, a supportive and perceptive critic. Thanks again for a course that has been very important to me...as a person, as a student, and as a teacher.”Harvey-Ann RossTeacherMEMOIR WRITING
“The best playwriting course I have ever taken. If I had another life to live, I would spend it as playwright. Yes, I was that inspired!”
“The best playwriting course I have ever taken. If I had another life to live, I would spend it as playwright. Yes, I was that inspired!”Judith LibermanStudentPLAYWRITING
“It's a comprehensive, step-by-step course that teaches you how to write a TV Pilot and market it.”
“It's a comprehensive, step-by-step course that teaches you how to write a TV Pilot and market it.”Juliana BeckettMarketingTV WRITING
“This course was more than a writing class--it was a writing circle--a place where writers who care deeply about their craft come together to practice and refine it.”
“This course was more than a writing class--it was a writing circle--a place where writers who care deeply about their craft come together to practice and refine it.”Bonnie WalkerAttorneyARTICLE WRITING
“I loved the spirit, energy, and enthusiasm of the instructor—she's infectious!”
“I loved the spirit, energy, and enthusiasm of the instructor—she's infectious!”Vicki EskenaziSpecial Education AdministratorFICTION WRITING
“The best story-writing class I've ever taken!”
“The best story-writing class I've ever taken!”Brenda NoonanTechnical WriterSCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY WRITING
“I found the instructor extremely straightforward and informative. A true pro!”
“I found the instructor extremely straightforward and informative. A true pro!”Susan FeitelbergStudentHOW TO GET PUBLISHED
“The instructor illuminated some common writing components in a new and more useful way. Point of view, characterization, and style were suddenly much easier to understand than they had ever been for me.”
“The instructor illuminated some common writing components in a new and more useful way. Point of view, characterization, and style were suddenly much easier to understand than they had ever been for me.”Sarah Grant-KeelinPsychotherapistFICTION WRITING
“I learned myriad of techniques to infuse humor into my writing.”
“I learned myriad of techniques to infuse humor into my writing.”Keisha BarrowLaw StudentHUMOR WRITING
“The instructor enjoys poetry so much that his enthusiasm for it automatically infuses you with the same enthusiasm.”
“The instructor enjoys poetry so much that his enthusiasm for it automatically infuses you with the same enthusiasm.”Marne ChaddertonRetired Legal SecretaryPOETRY WRITING
“A great and exciting introduction to the art and craft of poetry.”
“A great and exciting introduction to the art and craft of poetry.”Kate SparksFarmerPOETRY WRITING
“I was able to look at humor writing from several different angles that I had not thought of previously.”
“I was able to look at humor writing from several different angles that I had not thought of previously.”Alexandra Hartley-LeonardActorHUMOR WRITING
“The structure of the course is very well defined and effective. I hated to miss class.”
“The structure of the course is very well defined and effective. I hated to miss class.”Fred RoseActorFICTION WRITING
“It's a fun class, and the instructor always has ways to improve your material.”
“It's a fun class, and the instructor always has ways to improve your material.”David PotashnikProgrammerSTAND-UP COMEDY WRITING
“If you need to know anything pertaining to the business, this is the course you need to take.”
“If you need to know anything pertaining to the business, this is the course you need to take.”Kathleen StalfordProduction Program ManagerHOW TO SELL YOUR SCREENPLAY
“The course is perfect for someone with little or no knowledge of the different types of nonfiction. It gives you a concise, basic understanding of each genre and the basics of how to write in that genre.”
“The course is perfect for someone with little or no knowledge of the different types of nonfiction. It gives you a concise, basic understanding of each genre and the basics of how to write in that genre.”Shelley BelgardTextbook EditorCREATIVE NONFICTION 101
“The teacher had a working knowledge of getting writers published, and his insight was invaluable.”
“The teacher had a working knowledge of getting writers published, and his insight was invaluable.”Jessica ThorAdvertising ExecutiveHOW TO GET PUBLISHED
“It's a great course to get you up and writing. The exercises are short enough so you can get them done if you're busy, and deep enough for you to learn the principle being taught.”
“It's a great course to get you up and writing. The exercises are short enough so you can get them done if you're busy, and deep enough for you to learn the principle being taught.”Brenda NoonanTechnical WriterCREATIVE WRITING 101
“This class was a wonderful mix of lecture, assignments, exchanges, and critiques. I've learned so much. My technique has improved, and I will continue to refer to the lectures as I write my memoir.”
“This class was a wonderful mix of lecture, assignments, exchanges, and critiques. I've learned so much. My technique has improved, and I will continue to refer to the lectures as I write my memoir.”Deborah LehmanFreelance JournalistMEMOIR WRITING
“An incredibly helpful course to get yourself writing and thinking about important concepts that you will explore for the rest of your writing life.”
“An incredibly helpful course to get yourself writing and thinking about important concepts that you will explore for the rest of your writing life.”Deenah ShutzerTeacherCREATIVE WRITING 101
“This course reinforced all the skills from Fiction I and II in a very concrete way.”
“This course reinforced all the skills from Fiction I and II in a very concrete way.”Sean LapidesStudentREADING FICTION
“A very helpful introduction to blogging.”
“A very helpful introduction to blogging.”Colleen EllisBook SellerHOW TO BLOG
“The class truly helped me unlock an imaginative part of myself that I didn't know was there, as well as dismantle some fears and reservations about creative writing. ”
“The class truly helped me unlock an imaginative part of myself that I didn't know was there, as well as dismantle some fears and reservations about creative writing. ”Kelly GriegoMarketing ProfessionalFICTION WRITING
“I would not hesitate to recommend this course to anyone who is serious about a writing career.”
“I would not hesitate to recommend this course to anyone who is serious about a writing career.”George StroutWriterROMANCE WRITING
“I have no idea if I will ever publish anything, but I did learn that writing is fun and interacting with other writers is fun.”
“I have no idea if I will ever publish anything, but I did learn that writing is fun and interacting with other writers is fun.”Forrest ZellBar ManagerCREATIVE WRITING 101
“This course covered everything a new writer has to know, and even experienced writers can benefit by a refresher. From character development, plot, and setting all the way to style and voice, it was covered well with nothing left unturned!”
“This course covered everything a new writer has to know, and even experienced writers can benefit by a refresher. From character development, plot, and setting all the way to style and voice, it was covered well with nothing left unturned!”Susan McKieBusiness OwnerFICTION 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
“Beginning to understand different forms and structures of poetry really opened up my horizons and made me think in different directions”
“Beginning to understand different forms and structures of poetry really opened up my horizons and made me think in different directions”Jessica JonesPhotographerPOETRY WRITING
“This course was worth every penny for the boost in confidence it gave to me.”
“This course was worth every penny for the boost in confidence it gave to me.”Rebecca GlaabTeacherCREATIVE WRITING 101
“I found myself able to let go. I did terrible in school when I was younger...a traditional classroom is the last place on Earth I belong. But I'm a totally different person in an online classroom. It was great for me. If high school had been online I would have graduated at the top of my class.”
“I found myself able to let go. I did terrible in school when I was younger...a traditional classroom is the last place on Earth I belong. But I'm a totally different person in an online classroom. It was great for me. If high school had been online I would have graduated at the top of my class.”Rachel CrainHealth Spa ManagerFICTION WRITING
“The instructor had an incredibly lucid way of teaching and a mastery of her subject. Both her lectures and her critiques were concise, to the point, funny, and full of valuable insight. I learned tons from her.”
“The instructor had an incredibly lucid way of teaching and a mastery of her subject. Both her lectures and her critiques were concise, to the point, funny, and full of valuable insight. I learned tons from her.”Will CrosbyIllustrator/ArtistFICTION WRITING
“The instructor has given me the much-needed kick start, the motivation, and the desire to follow through and finish my writing goals, one line at a time.”
“The instructor has given me the much-needed kick start, the motivation, and the desire to follow through and finish my writing goals, one line at a time.”Aaron MindelStudentFICTION WRITING
“You'll be blogging by the end & learning how promote your blog. I highly recommend it. ”
“You'll be blogging by the end & learning how promote your blog. I highly recommend it. ”Holly WarahBloggerHOW TO BLOG
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