Getting Started In Writing: An Independent Study Course
Do you feel you have an aptitude for writing, but you've never had a chance to really give it serious attention? Perhaps you've been writing reports and memos for work, and you're yearning to try something more creative—maybe even try your hand at freelancing. Are you overwhelmed by the possibilities? Or not even sure what the possibilities are?
This independent study guide provides an introduction and overview to a number of types of writing, from short stories to novels. You'll be encouraged to experiment with a variety of forms with the goal of discovering your own writing path!
This course is presented in spiral-bound workbook format. You can work at your own pace, reading lessons as many times as you'd like, and working through the accompanying lecture supplements, creative exercises, and writing assignments. Required Reading: Keys to Great Writing by Stephen Wilbers (please note this book is not included with this purchase). In this course you will: Explore your writing interests and discover your personal aptitudes Discover a wide variety of categories of writing Learn basic techniques to improve narrative skills Who should purchase this course: Beginning writers who have put writing off long enough and want to get started now Individuals who have always been interested in writing Writers who want to explore multiple writing disciplines View the Table of Contents for more details.