Speculative Fiction and Magical Realism
WRITING X 413.9E
Kickstart your imagination with this introductory course on writing beyond the ordinary and in alternate realities.
Starting at $695.00
As few as 10 weeks
What you can learn.
- Use visualization and acting techniques to challenge your creativity
- Complete writing prompts and exercises to generate story ideas
- Learn to bend reality in service to your story's core truths
- Understand how to apply fanciful techniques to prose writing
About this course:Reality is frequently inaccurate. Why not accurately depict that? This workshop is dedicated to kick-starting your imagination with the help of visualization and acting exercises, Oulipo writing prompts, and other creative techniques. We will take a leap beyond the ordinary with examples on how to craft an engaging alternate reality, flesh out an enthralling non-human character, or dream up an unforgettable story line in space. At the end of 10 weeks, you’ll have a better grip on how to apply creative writing techniques designed to help you think outside the box for your own speculative fiction story.
Winter 2020 Schedule
These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.
Instructor: Ploy Pirapokin
33 days left. Enroll by Jan 15, 2020
Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.
No refunds after January 20, 2020
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.