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Creative Writing—Online (Ages 14-18)

In this course students improve their writing skills and push their creative limits through journaling, freewriting, writing through music, digging through memories and dreams, and other methods of responding to the world in written form. Students learn how to edit and revise a work, as well as respond critically to the writing of others; learn how to craft short stories, monologues, poetry, and personal essays; push the limits of original and personal expressions and prepare for the college writing process. With faculty guidance and peer support, students share their literary efforts in class and are assigned reading and writing exercises to clarify, expand, and challenge written expressions.

"I really enjoyed Creative Writing Class. I learned something new every day. I was able to really perfect my creative writing skills and I learned about many more informative resources. I loved collaborating with my classmates and we had a lot of fun writing, critiquing, and sharing our work."
–Student of Creative Writing


No credit
For credit
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Class meeting time 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT
Class meeting days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Building and room Online
Course number 1073
Course instructor James Pepper Kelly