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Write the World – Fantasy Short Story

This 10-hour one-on-one intensive will explore creative writing and fiction, with the goal of producing a polished piece of writing for submission to the Write the World – Fantasy Short Story competition. Through lectures, readings, writing prompts, and discussions with the instructor, students will examine short story writing, and analyze creative writing elements for understanding and application. Students will be introduced to different genres of fiction along with various writing techniques, including developing characters, crafting exciting plots, creating worldbuilding through descriptive writing, and utilizing different styles of narration.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Create original short stories
  • Develop creative writing skills in narration, descriptive writing, and genre writing
  • Analyze short fiction for understanding
  • Draft and make significant revisions to their own work

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • An edited piece or pieces ready for submission to the competition
  • A clear understanding of what types of pieces have won in previous years
  • A plan for submitting their work to the specified contest
  • Good preparation for TOEFL and other standardized tests
  • Satisfies criteria for Knovva Academic Standards, based on IB, PISA, Cambridge, and Common Core standards
  • A Certificate of Completion from Knovva Academy and corresponding transcript

Instructor

Morgan S., M.F.A.

B.F.A, New York University
M.F.A, University of Iowa
Writing Instructor at Knovva Academy

Morgan is a world class scholar who currently teaches English at the eminent Smith College, where her students are geared towards multilingual students. She is a prolific novelist and playwright whose plays have been produced in New York, London, California and Iowa. After earning her BFA at New York University and MFA at the University of Iowa, Morgan started her teaching career in the Peace Corps in the former Soviet Republic of Georgia.

Marci D., Ed.M.

Senior Academic Advisor, Writing
Instructor, College Counselor at Knovva Academy

Marci is an exceptional educator, writer, public speaker, and teacher with extensive experience researching all over the world. She has published bestselling books, both fiction and nonfiction, one of which reached #1 on Amazon. Marci has advised students on college essays for more than twenty years, with clients gaining admittance into their top three schools.

Related Skills

  • English grammar
  • English vocabulary
  • Brainstorming
  • Reading comprehension
  • Literary analysis
  • Critical thinking
  • Drafting and revision
  • Receiving feedback

Our Schedule

Course

9th Annual New York Times Editorial Contest 8 Lessons

60 minutes per lesson

Competition Open Date

07/04/2022

Competition Submission Date

07/19/2022

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