Jul 18, 2018
This course gave a real depth to the importance of describing your character's environment, as a way of deepening and exciting them. excellent work on imagining your characters in the environment
Jan 27, 2018
The course was very well organized and quite challenging. Each week gave me the opportunity to develop a piece which I have further developed into longer pieces which I am looking at publishing.
von Rashmi N•
Apr 26, 2017
The best parts of this course are faculty as well as the feedback received in peer reviews.
von Srinivas R•
Jun 26, 2017
Taught me how to slow time down, be more observant, engage all the senses and immerse the reader into the story
von Michelle K•
Mar 17, 2016
I really liked Amity's style- a great presenter, great voice and very encouraging. She also really got into the meat of the subject. And her assignments were a challenge but really enjoyable. I have found out things about my writing in this course!
von Wynnie N•
Feb 14, 2017
One can tell that Amity Gaige has carefully tailored this course to teach us the craft of setting and description. I have never paid much attention to it before, always connecting much more to the characters' feelings. Only now after taking this course, I can appreciate how important setting and description really is for the reader and also for the characters in your story. Thank you Amity!
von Gabriela R•
Jul 18, 2016
My favorite of the specialization. Rich in information, challenging and engaging assignments, and nuggets of wisdom.
von leena m s•
Jul 07, 2017
Amity , i think your the greatest professor ever
you made me fall in love with this course
von Michael R•
Sep 20, 2016
The examples and the assignments are very cleverly thought out. Good teaching!
von Luana B•
Aug 17, 2016
This course was awesome. Every assignment was really challenging and the classes were so interesting. I think it was the best course in this specialization. Thank you very much to the teacher!
von Carol W•
Sep 10, 2016
This was a fun course. I learned aloy about setting.
von Gregory W C•
Mar 14, 2016
More engaging and inspirational than many, many other approaches.
von Alexander F•
Feb 19, 2018
This is in my opinion the best one of the specialization so far. It has great references and additional content, readings, videos, etc. related to what's being studied. Gaige's comments are always thoughtful and inspiring. The other courses are all good too, but this one was exceptional.
Dec 20, 2017
Another excellent course in this program of study for the craft of creative writing, with practical exercises and useful constraints that really helped me to progress my understanding of creative writing and improve my storytelling skills. Suddenly, it's no longer agonising, but easy. Thank you!
von Jenny J G L•
Mar 27, 2018
Another engaging course in this Ceative Writing Specialisation. What I like most is that on the following week the lecture gives a good example of assignment from one of her past students. I wish other lecturers could do the same.
Mar 21, 2016
Excelente e inspirador.
von Paulo B•
Feb 12, 2018
Like every other course of the Creative Writing Specialization, a profound revelation of the craft, in this case, setting and description.
von Chew W Y•
Jul 23, 2016
Great course and exciting writing assignments! The peer reviews were mostly constructive and the instructor was clear and brought her learnings across. Highly recommended!
von Chris B•
Jun 09, 2016
One of the best creative writing courses. Truly enjoyed it!
von Jamie M•
Feb 28, 2018
Fantastic course! I learned a lot about setting and the assignments were well-thought out for learning!
von Iris R•
Jun 29, 2016
von Richard W•
Jun 30, 2017
Really enjoyed this course, even though the assignments were increasingly hard.
In the first week there are a few hours of videos, after that only about 1.5 hours of material per week, but it's very concentrated goodness. The lecturer is very clear and interesting.
The assignments are "stretching", and the more you put into them the more you get out. I also learnt a lot by reviewing other people's work. The reviews I received were helpful, thoughtful and positive.
von Edith-Marie R•
Sep 30, 2016
I really liked how the videos set up the assignments and enjoyed the assignments themselves. They worked really well for a couple different projects I'm working on -- so useful and versatile.
von Hilal I•
Nov 16, 2017
thank you, thank you, thank you ms. gaige and friends!
von Anna V•
Nov 28, 2016
the most informative and most structured out of all Creative Writing Specialization courses so far. Thank you!
von Mary C•
Apr 04, 2017
Excellent, of course! This segment made a huge difference for me. It completely changed how I look at writing in terms of using specific details to describe a setting that fits the mood and movement of what I'm writing. I loved this lesson!
von Aecio d B V N•
Aug 07, 2017
I liked the course very much. It was very useful to give some insights on the importance of description not only to "paint the picture", but to help tell the story. I like it!