Writing requires, above all, persistence. And being able to bounce back from rejection and other setbacks requires resilience. This course will give you a toolkit for resilience as a writer, including methods drawn from various sources, such as dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)*, Taoism, and decoloniality. * I am not a therapist. I only present techniques […]Read More
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This course, designed for prose writers, gives you the foundation to write lyrical, lush prose by going over the craft of poetry. Even if you never write a poem, knowing how the components of a poem fit together will help you on the atomic level of crafting your sentences. Under construction. Changelog December 6, 2022 […]Read More
Worldbuilding, as presented by a sociolinguist. Learn to create rich, lived-in worlds that have a sense of depth to them. Changelog December 5, 2022 | v0.1.0 Course Information Estimated Time: Under construction (0 words currently available) Difficulty: Introduction Tracks: Craft, Representation Categories: Writing Tags: Worldbuilding Course Instructor Author This course does not have any sections.Read More
This course will contain frameworks and tools for exploring, researching, and representing your own heritage, for people of all racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. In development. Changelog December 5, 2022 | v0.1.0 Course Information Estimated Time: Under construction (0 words currently available) Difficulty: Introduction Tracks: Representation Categories: Writing Tags: Heritage Course Instructor Author Sociopolitics 1 […]Read More
Growing as a writer means constantly introspecting on yourself, your writing, and your processes to see where you can improve or try things differently. But how do you guide that introspection? What questions should you ask yourself? This course aims to provide a framework for self-introspection. I use the term “self-scrutiny” as a synonym for […]Read More
In this course, you will learn the basics of a framework called “narrative math” for analyzing and telling stories. You will also learn about a framework called “narrative music” that will give you tools to create stories based not on conflict, but on rendering emotional resonances and symbolic dualities. CC BY-SA Cascade: An introduction to […]Read More
In this course, you will learn how to write with neopronouns, such as e and xe. You will also learn about nonbinary genders and experiences and how to determine whether a story is high-context or low-context. CC BY-SA Introduction to Neopronouns by S. Qiouyi Lu is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. […]Read More