In this unit, you will learn the art of telling your own story. After reading another's autobiography, you will tell a short story from your own life.
- Short Fiction
Get ready to bend the truth! This unit will cover short fiction writing, including an opportunity to start with something really, and embellish your way into pure fiction.
- Science Fiction
Now that you've bent the truth, it's time to bend reality. In this chapter you will explore society through the genre of Science Fiction (Sci Fi) or Fantasy.
In this chapter, you will be making a small book of poetry. As usual, you will be begin by analyzing a pice of poetry. You will then be guided through five poetry exercise which will form half of your poetry book. You will then draft five poems of your own choosing. Take a risk and try a form of poetry you are not as accustomed to! If you usually rhyme your poetry, try not rhyming. If you normally don't have a structure, try a versed or concrete poem.
- Cookbook Creation
In this short unit you'll get to build a metaphor by making a cookbook for an inanimate object.
- Historical Fiction
Ever wondered about a celebrity's real life? Well, in this unit, you get to try and step into his or her shoes by writing a fictional story from your favorite celebrity's point of view!
- Fairytale Remake
Do you like fairytales? Well, in this unit, you'll get to turn one on it's head by re-writing it's ending.
Creative writing is not always about just words. Comics are a form of writing too. Did you know the Adventures of Tintin have more SAT words in them than many popular novels? Comics are a fascinating art, and we'll step into that art in this unit.
- Final Portfolio
It's time to pull it all together in a creative writing portfolio. Walk away from the course with a single document to show off your new and improved creative talent!