Whether you have a finished novel sitting on your desk calling for a fresh look or have had the germ of an idea for a decade, this Specialization gives you tools to achieve your goal.Through 4 courses focused on a key aspect of writing, and taken in any order you choose, you will develop a stronger ability to not only refine your writing, but critique writing in general and find inspiration in the works you are already reading.You will master the techniques that good writers use to compose a bracing story, populated with memorable characters in an interesting setting, written in a fresh descriptive style.
Imagine Forest offers a combination of writing activities and writing games to break down the heavy task of writing a story into small and easy to manage activities.
The goal of our writing activities is to inspire aspiring writers to get that winning story idea and to even improve their writing skills in the process.
It’s okay to complete just one course — you can pause your learning or end your subscription at any time.
Visit your learner dashboard to track your course enrollments and your progress. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to complete the Specialization and earn your certificate.
Get Started Story starters are a brilliant way to fix blank page syndrome (or writer’s block).
Did you know that 67% of authors say the most difficult part of writing is starting their story?Our built-in dictionary, thesaurus and rhyming dictionary are brilliant for learning new words and making your stories more exciting. Then Imagine forest is the best writing tool for you to use.Not only is it 100% free, it has tons of features to making your lessons easy and fun.In this course aspiring writers will discover how to build and bring to life complex, vivid and unforgettable characters.We will study the choices a writer makes to bring all characters to life on the page, and we will perform written exercises in order to develop a variety of writing and pre-writing techniques, in order to create a variety of characters.Thanks to our sponsors, upon completion of their first assignment, learners in each course will receive up to an 80% discount from Write-Bros and a 30% discount off their first purchase from Scrivener to use on their writing software.Additionally, learners who complete an assignment will receive 30% off membership at the online writing community Scribophile.To begin, enroll in the Specialization directly, or review its courses and choose the one you'd like to start with.When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Specialization, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Specialization.Some of these features include, creating assignments for your students, monitoring their progress and giving badges for the best stories!This Specialization covers elements of three major creative writing genres: short story, narrative essay, and memoir.