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Creative Writing: The Craft of Character (Coursera)

At the center of a good story are the characters in it. 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 [...]

Story and Narrative Development for Video Games (Coursera)

In this course, you will examine how storytelling acts as a vital mechanism for driving video gameplay forward. Looking at several historical and contemporary games, you will be asked to evaluate and interpret different story styles with the goal of identifying themes and procedures for your own game ideas. [...]

Creative Writing: The Craft of Plot (Coursera)

In this course aspiring writers will be introduced to perhaps the most elemental and often the most challenging element of story: plot. We will learn what keeps it moving, how it manipulates our feelings, expectations, and desires. We will examine the choices storytellers make to snag our [...]

Creative Writing: The Craft of Setting and Description (Coursera)

In this course aspiring writers will be introduced to the techniques that masters of fiction use to ground a story in a concrete world. From the most realist settings to the most fantastical, writers will learn how to describe the physical world in sharp, sensory detail. We [...]

Storytelling for Change (NovoEd)

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Storytelling for Change (NovoEd)
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Acumen and The Ariel Group have created a hands-on course to help you develop your practical skills as a storyteller. Whether you work in an office making presentations in the boardroom, as a teacher with 30 to 300 students, interacting with customers, or one-on-one with individuals, using the elements [...]
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Storytelling in Advertising (FutureLearn)

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Storytelling in Advertising (FutureLearn)
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Learn from top creatives how to engage audiences by using storytelling in advertising, from crafting a narrative to using digital. We’re D&AD – a global organisation that inspires, celebrates and enables creative excellence worldwide. Discovering and nurturing talent is at the heart of what we do, supporting creatives throughout [...]

Brand Storytelling: How to Use Narrative to Sell (FutureLearn)

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Brand Storytelling: How to Use Narrative to Sell (FutureLearn)
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Top creatives show you how to engage audiences through storytelling, from crafting a narrative to using digital.

Own Your Story: Advancing Women's Leadership (Canvas.net)

We all have a story. No matter where we are in our life’s journey; no matter our circumstances; we have something to share that has made us who we are. Capturing and examining our life stories increases our resilience and clarifies our place in the world.

Fairy Tales: Origins and Evolution of Princess Stories (Canvas.net)

Feb 10th 2014
Fairy Tales: Origins and Evolution of Princess Stories (Canvas.net)
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Princess stories have been popular for centuries and remain so today around the world; we’ll dive into what these fairy tales mean, and trace the history of these narratives back to their source material, examining contexts all along the way. We’ll borrow tools from cultural studies, literature studies, and [...]