These online creative writing courses will help you explore the creativity you need to write stunning books and short stories. Creativity is an actual skill that requires development and exercise just like any other skill. These online classes will provide you with strategies to develop, enhance, and practice your creative skills.
Creative Writing Courses
Creative Writing for BeginnersThis creative writing course is designed to teach you the tools and mechanics of creative writing as well as provide exercises, ideas, and strategies for thinking more creatively in your writing. 1.4 CEUs + More Info
Creative Writing WorkshopA creative writer makes art just as a painter or sculptor does, but with different tools. Instead of brushes, canvas, and pigments, the writer uses words. 1.4 CEUs + More Info
Historical Fiction WritingIn this course, we are going to explore historical fiction and all its offshoots. We'll discuss the various sub-genres, the types of characters and settings you may want to explore, character motivations, conflict, plot, plot mapping, editing, and pacing. 2.3 CEUs + More Info
How to Write a Short StoryStudents will learn how to write original short stories. They will feel comfortable moving from an initial idea and prewriting to plotting and writing and editing/rewriting. 1.1 CEUs + More Info
How to Write Short Stories for ChildrenIn this course we'll teach you how to write stories for children by looking at the elements that go into an effective children's story, from initial idea to finished manuscript. 1.1 CEUs + More Info
Humor Writing 101During this course you'll not only be given advice on how to write, but what not to write, how to market your material in a way that gives you the best possible chance of establishing a continuing comedy writing career and some tips you can utilize to assist you in writing good humor. 1.1 CEUs + More Info
Mystery WritingThis course is perfect for those who have an interest in either Creative Writing or the Mystery Genre. If you love to write and want to move into this popular genre, or you love to read a great mystery and have often thought you could do it, this course is for you. 0.9 CEUs + More Info
Novel Writing 101By committing to the steps outlined within this course, aspiring (and even experienced) novelists can find the structure they need to create a well-crafted manuscript, one they will be proud to shop to potential agents and publishers. 2.2 CEUs + More Info
Paranormal Romance WritingThis paranormal romance writing course includes the rules, what to include, what not to include, what makes a good story, and much more. 1.2 CEUs + More Info
Romance WritingThis course will take you through everything you need to know to write the kind of romance novel that gets noticed. From creating a hero and heroine that sizzle to understanding point-of-view and knowing where to go for more resources, you will gain access to insider information on making the most out of your manuscript. 1.2 CEUs + More Info
Writing Women's FictionIn this course, we're going to show you how to write creative women's fiction. We're going to review what is how and how to create a compelling story step-by-step. 0.7 CEUs + More Info
Writing the Great American Short StoryA self-paced online writing course with the specific goal of learning more about the short story form and writing one short story using traditional narrative techniques. 0.5 CEUs + More Info
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