• Welcome to Creative Writing! I have designed this course to inspire and cultivate your creativity while honing your writing skills across various genres, including fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, and drama. We will have a series of lessons, writing exercises, and workshops, that enable you to explore different aspects of creative writing. By the end of the course, we will have developed your unique voice and produced a diverse portfolio of written work. My priority is to create a supportive environment where you can experiment, share your work, and grow as a writer. 

    Course Outline with Major Writing Projects
    Introduction to Creative Writing
    • Basics of Fiction
      • Major Project: Write a short story
    • Character Development
      • Major Project: Create a character profile and backstory
    Exploring Genres and Styles
    • Creative Non-Fiction
      • Major Project: Write a personal essay or memoir
    • Flash Fiction and Microfiction
      • Major Project: Compile a collection of flash fiction pieces
    Advanced Techniques and Projects
    • Drama and Scriptwriting
      • Major Project: Write a one-act play or short screenplay
    • Long-Form Writing Project
      • Major Project: Begin a novel, novella, or play
    Final Projects and Showcase
    • Portfolio and Showcase Preparation
      • Major Project: Compile an end-of-year writing portfolio for the gallery walk