Course curriculum

  • 1
    Introduction
    • Course Introduction
  • 2
    Course Forum
    • Course Forum
  • 3
    Welcome and Creative Practice
    • Lesson 1: Creativity
    • Lesson 2: Courage
    • Lesson 3: Power of Words
    • Assignment
  • 4
    Module 1: STORY TRAINING
    • Lesson 1: Introduction
    • Lesson 2: Creative Process
    • Lesson 3: Story
    • Lesson 4: Story Structure
    • Lesson 5: Intellectual Property
    • Lesson 6: Story Brainstorming: Post-It Exercise
    • Assignments
  • 5
    Module 2: IDEA EVALUATION
    • Lesson 1: Introduction
    • Lesson 2: Developing Your Story Concept & Story Mapping
    • Lesson 3: Starting & Drawing
    • Lesson 4: Sharing & Organizing
    • Lesson 5: Critique Group
    • Assignments
  • 6
    Implementation Week #1
    • Milestone #1
  • 7
    Module 3: CHARACTER AND STARTING YOUR STORY
    • Lesson 1: Introduction
    • Lesson 2: Characters & Problems
    • Lesson 3: Heart & Tension
    • Lesson 4: Starting Your Story & First Pages
    • Lesson 5: Using Master Studies
    • Assignments
  • 8
    Module 4: ESCALATING YOUR STORY
    • Lesson 1: Introduction
    • Lesson 2: Inventing Creativity
    • Lesson 3: The Inciting Incident & Story Loops
    • Lesson 4: Inciting Incident Case Studies
    • Assignments
  • 9
    Implementation Week #2
    • Milestone #2
  • 10
    Module 5: WORDS, PICTURES, & PAGE TURNS
    • Lesson 1: Introduction
    • Lesson 2: Words & Pictures
    • Lesson 3: Page Turns
    • Lesson 4: Messy Middle
    • Assignments
  • 11
    Module 6: ENDING YOUR STORY AND REVISION
    • Lesson 1: Introduction
    • Lesson 2: End Your Story
    • Lesson 3: Titles & End Page
    • Assignments
  • 12
    Implementation Week #3
    • Milestone #3