Created by:  Wesleyan University

  • Amy Bloom

    Taught by:  Amy Bloom, Distinguished University Writer in Residence and Director of the Shapiro Center for Creative Writing

Basic Info
Commitment4 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week
Language
English
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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4.5 stars
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At Wesleyan, distinguished scholar-teachers work closely with students, taking advantage of fluidity among disciplines to explore the world with a variety of tools. The university seeks to build a diverse, energetic community of students, faculty, and staff who think critically and creatively and who value independence of mind and generosity of spirit.
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Ratings and Reviews
Rated 4.5 out of 5 of 533 ratings

You know something is amiss with your writing when a friend suggests more character development and you have to ask them what that means. This course was enjoyable a great start.

Excellent course. I enjoyed how the instructors brought the content together.

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Craft of Character did a lot for my ability to create characters, and I learned a lot about writing dialogue, and the different points of view that those dialogues can come from. Instructions were always perfectly clear and easy to understand. Of course I wasn't always expert at the week's process involved, but that wasn't because of the directions being in anyway unclear. I loved taking this course, and will definitely be continuing on in the Specialization.

Even though I enjoyed the course, I found the description of the assignments sometimes very confusing and lacking in details.