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Creative Writing For Beginners: How to Write Prose

Dramatically Improve Your Fiction with Effective & Essential Prose Writing Guidelines

By Jim Bruce | in Online Courses

Creative Writing For Beginners is intended to provide new writers with a set of tools that can be used immediately to improve the prose they write to tell their stories. Knowing how to write prose effectively with basic rules that are easy to implement fast is essential for great fiction! With 9 lectures, you will learn how to apply simple rules to immediately improve your fiction. This course is a tool for budding writers wanting to create proactive page-turners, stunning prose, and captivating stories.

  • Access 9 lectures & 1 hour of content 24/7
  • Detect & correct simple errors in written prose
  • Identify & replace cliché phrases in prose
  • Refresh your grammar understanding & know how to use it accordingly
  • Learn the remedies for vague writing & initial coordinating conjunctions

Instructor

The scope of Jim Bruce's diverse courses reflects his interest and proficiency in many subject areas. Working as a professional online for 10 years now, his interests span topics such as on-page SEO, creating blues guitar lessons, writing novels and movie scripts, to Wordpress Tutorials.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web & mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: intermediate

Requirements

  • Good command of basic English vocabulary
  • Ability to write complex sentences
  • Familiarity w/ the use of subjects, objects , verbs & nouns in a sentence
  • Previous experience of creative writing would be an advantage

Course Outline

  • Improving Your Prose - The Best In Novel Writing
    • Introduction To Prose - 7:35
    • Adjectives and Adverbs - 7:52
    • The Active and Passive Voice - 5:24
    • Special Punctuation - 12:22
    • How To Write Numbers In Prose - 4:53
    • Unnecessary and Overused Words - 8:47
    • Absolutes and Overgeneralisations - 3:50
    • Cliches and Overused Words - 5:51
    • How To Use Interjections - 3:48
    • Vague Writing and Initial Coordinating Conjunctions - 3:39
    • How To Add Variety To Your Prose - 4:51
    • Conclusion and Course Wrap-Up - 6:06

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How to Write a Movie Script

Bring Your Stories to Life by Learning the Essentials of Effective Screenwriting

By Jim Bruce | in Online Courses

For beginners, the idea of screenwriting seems to be way beyond anything that someone's capable of, but like many things in life that everyone knows very little about, the opposite is true - scriptwriting is for anyone! With 13 lectures, this course will show you how to develop a great idea and produce a scriptwriting gem. This course shows you the basics of screenwriting in detail and where to pitch your movie script.

  • Access 13 lectures & 1 hour of content 24/7
  • Learn how to write a movie script from a great idea
  • Understand what movie producers are looking for in movie scripts
  • Structure your screenwriting to hook readers
  • Be able to pitch your movie script

Instructor

The scope of Jim Bruce's diverse courses reflects his interest and proficiency in many subject areas. Working as a professional online for 10 years now, his interests span topics such as on-page SEO, creating blues guitar lessons, writing novels and movie scripts, to Wordpress Tutorials.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web & mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Good command of written English

Course Outline

  • The Importance Of Story In Script Writing
    • Introduction To This Movie Script Writing Course - 5:08
    • Script Writing Basics - Story Essentials - 5:13
    • It's All About The Story - The Story Arc - 9:33
  • Characters, Setup and Formatting
    • Characters and Setup - 8:36
    • Script Format and Directions - 7:34
    • Scriptwriting Pro Tips - 6:41
  • Movie Script Analysis and Writing Tools
    • 'Die Hard' - Movie Script Analysis Example - 11:50
    • Scriptwriting Tools - Amazon Storywriter - 6:44
    • Submitting A Script - 3:27

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How to Write a Novel

Learn Everything You Need to Get Started on That Story You've Always Wanted to Write

By Jim Bruce | in Online Courses

Learning how to write a novel is a skill that can be learned, and the best way of learning it is by simply doing it! However, the process is much easier if you have guidelines, a kind of road map to success with your first novel. This course is the road map you need. With 7 lectures, this course will teach you effective novel-writing essentials. It will discuss the elements of a novel, best practices, editing, and finally publishing your masterpiece.

  • Access 7 lectures & less than an hour of content 24/7
  • Understand how to write a novel outline
  • Learn tips for writing great main characters w/ realism
  • Know how to apply backstory, conflict & tension into your novel
  • Self-edit your first novel using online tools
  • Publish after writing your first novel

Instructor

The scope of Jim Bruce's diverse courses reflects his interest and proficiency in many subject areas. Working as a professional online for 10 years now, his interests span topics such as on-page SEO, creating blues guitar lessons, writing novels and movie scripts, to Wordpress Tutorials.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web & mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Previous creative writing experience

Course Outline

  • Introduction To This Novel Writing Course
    • Introduction - 3:52
  • Story Development - Setup, Subplots and Characters
    • Creating The Story Arc - 5:37
    • What Are Subplots? - 4:22
    • Narrative and Point Of View (POV) - 3:07
    • The Novel Setting - 2:57
  • Conflict, Characters and Dialogue
    • Creating Conflict and Tension - 3:59
    • How To Write Characters - 7:50
    • The Importance Of Support Characters - 6:13
    • Dialogue - The Character Come Alive - 6:41
  • Editing and Publishing Your Novel
    • Editing Your Novel - 8:35
    • Traditional Publishing - 5:49
    • Amazon Kindle Publishing - 11:07
    • Conclusion and course Wrap-Up - 0:40

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Novel Writing: How to Create Fictional Characters

Work on Your Characters & Create an Effective & Successful Story

By Jim Bruce | in Online Courses

A novel can be split into various elements but by far the most important ingredient is to create characters for novels. It's often said that the reader will not believe in your character unless you do; this is very true. He or she is your creation and it's your job to give your characters life. They need to be realistic to make the reader care for them, and also what happens to them. This course will teach you how to get inspiration for creating a character profile, how to write a book with two and three-dimensional characters, and actually writing the character's backstories.

  • Access 9 lectures & less than an hour of content 24/7
  • Learn how to write a book & how to create vibrant characters
  • Create convincing character backstories
  • Learn the essential ingredients your characters need to be either liked or hated
  • Integrate characters into the story

Instructor

The scope of Jim Bruce's diverse courses reflects his interest and proficiency in many subject areas. Working as a professional online for 10 years now, his interests span topics such as on-page SEO, creating blues guitar lessons, writing novels and movie scripts, to Wordpress Tutorials.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web & mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Good level of written & spoken English
  • Basic understanding of basic punctuation

Course Outline

  • How To Write Fictional Characters
    • 1 Introduction - Novel Elements and The Characters Place - 4:34
    • 2 Creating Character Profiles - 8:54
    • 3 The Character Arc - 10:57
    • 4 Character Types - 6:02
    • 5 Characterisation - 7:03
    • 6 How To Describe Your Characters - 11:11
    • 7 Introducing Your Characters - 7:13

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How to Plan a Movie Script: A Beginner's Guide

Everything Beginners Need to Know About Planning a Movie Script from Scratch

By Jim Bruce | in Online Courses

It's common for a new screenwriter to attempt to write a movie script without a firm idea of the overall script structure. This is a mistake, born of enthusiasm and a blind belief that the script can be developed as we write. The fact is that a screenplay must have a definite structure. This course will cover that for you! You will have in your hands a strategy enabling you to effortlessly create viable movie screenplays in the correct format adored by Hollywood, giving you the best chance of success.

  • Access 52 lectures & 1 hour of content 24/7
  • Build a reusable screenplay outline template for maximum audience appeal
  • Write & use your movie script pitch letter as a powerful creative tool
  • Transfer your scene ideas to a visual planning board
  • Create & use a "beat" planning tool using free online presentation software

Instructor

The scope of Jim Bruce's diverse courses reflects his interest and proficiency in many subject areas. Working as a professional online for 10 years now, his interests span topics such as on-page SEO, creating blues guitar lessons, writing novels and movie scripts, to Wordpress Tutorials.

Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web & mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Updates included
  • Experience level required: beginner

Requirements

  • Good command of written & spoken English

Course Outline

  • Introduction and the Pitch Letter
    • Introduction - 7:10
    • The Pitch Letter - 6:49
  • Beats - The Backbone Of The Movie Script
    • Beats Page 1 to 55 - 7:18
    • Beats Page 55 to 110 - 4:54
  • Templates and Movie Script Planning Tools
    • The Planning Board - 8:36
    • Create A Software Planning Board - 6:55
    • Completing The Beats - 7:14
    • Looper Script Beat Analysis - 5:39
    • Conclusion - 2:02

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