The 20 Minute Writer: Building a Writing Practice that Works

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Course Description

Do you long to write but find that you are your biggest obstacle? Is there a writer or an idea inside you but life, or your own doubts and fears, has a way of eating up all your time or energy? This course is for you.

Whether you've got a set project in mind or you just want to write free flow until something takes shape, The 20-Minute Writer will help you identify your obstacles and work around them to create a realistic and sustainable writing practice. Using a combination of prompts, tutorials, videos and practical strategies, you'll learn how to commit small windows of time each week to your writing and how to make the most of them.

We really believe that a small commitment to writing can yield big results. Let's get writing. Join us.

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone interested in making creative writing a new or bigger part of their lives. Novelists, short fiction writers, memoirists, creative writers.

Expected Outcomes

  1. How to build a realistic, regular and sustainable writing practice that works for your life. How to conquer the inner and outer obstacles that get in the way of our writing. How to manage writer's block. How to use writing prompts effectively. Requirements No! This course works for both new and experienced writers looking to return to a regular practice. Description Do you long to write but find that you are your biggest obstacle? Is there a writer or an idea inside you but life, or your own doubts and fears, has a way of eating up all your time or energy? This course is for you. Whether you've got a set project in mind or you just want to write free flow until something takes shape, The 20-Minute Writer will help you identify your obstacles and work around them to create a realistic and sustainable writing practice. Using a combination of prompts, tutorials, videos and practical strategies, you'll learn how to commit small windows of time each week to your writing and how to make the most of them. We really believe that a small commitment to writing can yield big results. Let's get writing. Join us. Who this course is for: Anyone interested in making creative writing a new or bigger part of their lives. Novelists, short fiction writers, memoirists, creative writers. Show more Show less Course content 7 sections • 35 lectures • 41m total length Expand all sections Welcome to the 20 Minute Writer! Course Introduction 6 lectures • 6min Welcome to the 20 Minute Writer! Preview 00:25 Meet Amy Preview 01:31 What You'll Learn, What You'll Need Preview 01:56 Course Structure 00:39 Let's Get Started! Preview 00:44 Course Handbook 00:19 What are your Inner Obstacles? 7 lectures • 7min Introduction: Inner Obstacles Preview 01:14 What is an Inner Obstacle? Preview 01:14 Identify your Inner Obstacles 00:05 Reflect on your Inner Obstacles 00:17 Speed Writing: What a Trick! 00:28 Working with Imperfect: Part 1 02:01 Inner Obstacles: Conclusion 01:16 What are your Outer Obstacles? 7 lectures • 7min Introduction: Outer Obstacles 02:13 What is an Outer Obstacle? 00:57 Outlining your Perfect Writing Scenario 00:13 Defining YOUR Outer Obstacles 00:24 Working with Imperfect: Part II 00:51 What are your Windows? 01:13 Conclusion: Outer Obstacles 01:22 Using Prompts 4 lectures • 6min Introduction to Writing Prompts 01:44 What are Writing Prompts? 01:16 Let's Try it: Using Prompts 00:43 Conclusion: Writing Prompts 02:07 Building your Baseline 5 lectures • 6min Introduction: Building your Baseline 01:19 What is a Writing Baseline? 01:52 Let's Try It: Baselines 01:09 Baseline Check in #1 00:55 Baseline Check in #2 01:14 Finding Sustainability 4 lectures • 7min Introduction: A Sustainable Writing Practice Preview 01:33 Building toward Sustainable 01:29 Finding Sustainability: Check in #1 02:10 Finding Sustainability: Check in #2 01:35 The 20 Minute Writer: Course Conclusion 2 lectures • 3min Course Conclusion and Wrap up Preview 01:56 Thank you! 01:04 Instructor Amy Stuart #1 Bestselling Author and Educator 4.5 Instructor Rating 14 Reviews 78 Students 1 Course Amy Stuart is the #1 bestselling author of two novels, Still Mine and Still Water . Her third novel, Still Here , will be published summer 2020. In 2012, Amy completed her MFA in Creative Writing through the University of British Columbia. She worked for many years as a high school educator with the bulk of her career spent teaching guidance and English in downtown alternative high schools. In 2018, Amy founded Writerscape to support others in improving their professional and creative writing skills. Writerscape allows Amy to meld her two strengths and passions - writing and teaching. Show more Show less Udemy Business Teach on Udemy Get the app About us Contact us Careers Blog Help and Support Affiliate Impressum Kontakt Terms Privacy policy Cookie settings Sitemap © 2021 Udemy, Inc. window.handleCSSToggleButtonClick = function (event) { var target = event.currentTarget; var cssToggleId = target && target.dataset && target.dataset.cssToggleId; var input = cssToggleId && document.getElementById(cssToggleId); if (input) { if (input.dataset.type === 'checkbox') { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.checked ? '' : 'checked'; } else { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.allowToggle && input.dataset.checked ? '' : 'checked'; var radios = document.querySelectorAll('[name="' + input.dataset.name + '"]'); for (var i = 0; i (function(){window['__CF$cv$params']={r:'6783c11f1d5153aa',m:'b083973d1e7496a70881d939999c27286ea58010-1627870065-1800-AT/W3wLFN4FDn1zwQi2Rkbnbp0IsBgndFQmWiqbaRCOF2PwDoe3C33xT8QiZ66+kCcA52oPhrxQuUwMaKRyU9BoaCzPtxbMm5kfbM0LhkQn4xvE+ZiStLuX6jwvYcSAiXYOoRnGiQoWDYIQAZkSyYq0=',s:[0xffbc5e9f4a,0xeb38303665],}})();
  2. How to conquer the inner and outer obstacles that get in the way of our writing. How to manage writer's block. How to use writing prompts effectively. Requirements No! This course works for both new and experienced writers looking to return to a regular practice. Description Do you long to write but find that you are your biggest obstacle? Is there a writer or an idea inside you but life, or your own doubts and fears, has a way of eating up all your time or energy? This course is for you. Whether you've got a set project in mind or you just want to write free flow until something takes shape, The 20-Minute Writer will help you identify your obstacles and work around them to create a realistic and sustainable writing practice. Using a combination of prompts, tutorials, videos and practical strategies, you'll learn how to commit small windows of time each week to your writing and how to make the most of them. We really believe that a small commitment to writing can yield big results. Let's get writing. Join us. Who this course is for: Anyone interested in making creative writing a new or bigger part of their lives. Novelists, short fiction writers, memoirists, creative writers. Show more Show less Course content 7 sections • 35 lectures • 41m total length Expand all sections Welcome to the 20 Minute Writer! Course Introduction 6 lectures • 6min Welcome to the 20 Minute Writer! Preview 00:25 Meet Amy Preview 01:31 What You'll Learn, What You'll Need Preview 01:56 Course Structure 00:39 Let's Get Started! Preview 00:44 Course Handbook 00:19 What are your Inner Obstacles? 7 lectures • 7min Introduction: Inner Obstacles Preview 01:14 What is an Inner Obstacle? Preview 01:14 Identify your Inner Obstacles 00:05 Reflect on your Inner Obstacles 00:17 Speed Writing: What a Trick! 00:28 Working with Imperfect: Part 1 02:01 Inner Obstacles: Conclusion 01:16 What are your Outer Obstacles? 7 lectures • 7min Introduction: Outer Obstacles 02:13 What is an Outer Obstacle? 00:57 Outlining your Perfect Writing Scenario 00:13 Defining YOUR Outer Obstacles 00:24 Working with Imperfect: Part II 00:51 What are your Windows? 01:13 Conclusion: Outer Obstacles 01:22 Using Prompts 4 lectures • 6min Introduction to Writing Prompts 01:44 What are Writing Prompts? 01:16 Let's Try it: Using Prompts 00:43 Conclusion: Writing Prompts 02:07 Building your Baseline 5 lectures • 6min Introduction: Building your Baseline 01:19 What is a Writing Baseline? 01:52 Let's Try It: Baselines 01:09 Baseline Check in #1 00:55 Baseline Check in #2 01:14 Finding Sustainability 4 lectures • 7min Introduction: A Sustainable Writing Practice Preview 01:33 Building toward Sustainable 01:29 Finding Sustainability: Check in #1 02:10 Finding Sustainability: Check in #2 01:35 The 20 Minute Writer: Course Conclusion 2 lectures • 3min Course Conclusion and Wrap up Preview 01:56 Thank you! 01:04 Instructor Amy Stuart #1 Bestselling Author and Educator 4.5 Instructor Rating 14 Reviews 78 Students 1 Course Amy Stuart is the #1 bestselling author of two novels, Still Mine and Still Water . Her third novel, Still Here , will be published summer 2020. In 2012, Amy completed her MFA in Creative Writing through the University of British Columbia. She worked for many years as a high school educator with the bulk of her career spent teaching guidance and English in downtown alternative high schools. In 2018, Amy founded Writerscape to support others in improving their professional and creative writing skills. Writerscape allows Amy to meld her two strengths and passions - writing and teaching. Show more Show less Udemy Business Teach on Udemy Get the app About us Contact us Careers Blog Help and Support Affiliate Impressum Kontakt Terms Privacy policy Cookie settings Sitemap © 2021 Udemy, Inc. window.handleCSSToggleButtonClick = function (event) { var target = event.currentTarget; var cssToggleId = target && target.dataset && target.dataset.cssToggleId; var input = cssToggleId && document.getElementById(cssToggleId); if (input) { if (input.dataset.type === 'checkbox') { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.checked ? '' : 'checked'; } else { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.allowToggle && input.dataset.checked ? '' : 'checked'; var radios = document.querySelectorAll('[name="' + input.dataset.name + '"]'); for (var i = 0; i (function(){window['__CF$cv$params']={r:'6783c11f1d5153aa',m:'b083973d1e7496a70881d939999c27286ea58010-1627870065-1800-AT/W3wLFN4FDn1zwQi2Rkbnbp0IsBgndFQmWiqbaRCOF2PwDoe3C33xT8QiZ66+kCcA52oPhrxQuUwMaKRyU9BoaCzPtxbMm5kfbM0LhkQn4xvE+ZiStLuX6jwvYcSAiXYOoRnGiQoWDYIQAZkSyYq0=',s:[0xffbc5e9f4a,0xeb38303665],}})();
  3. How to manage writer's block. How to use writing prompts effectively. Requirements No! This course works for both new and experienced writers looking to return to a regular practice. Description Do you long to write but find that you are your biggest obstacle? Is there a writer or an idea inside you but life, or your own doubts and fears, has a way of eating up all your time or energy? This course is for you. Whether you've got a set project in mind or you just want to write free flow until something takes shape, The 20-Minute Writer will help you identify your obstacles and work around them to create a realistic and sustainable writing practice. Using a combination of prompts, tutorials, videos and practical strategies, you'll learn how to commit small windows of time each week to your writing and how to make the most of them. We really believe that a small commitment to writing can yield big results. Let's get writing. Join us. Who this course is for: Anyone interested in making creative writing a new or bigger part of their lives. Novelists, short fiction writers, memoirists, creative writers. Show more Show less Course content 7 sections • 35 lectures • 41m total length Expand all sections Welcome to the 20 Minute Writer! Course Introduction 6 lectures • 6min Welcome to the 20 Minute Writer! Preview 00:25 Meet Amy Preview 01:31 What You'll Learn, What You'll Need Preview 01:56 Course Structure 00:39 Let's Get Started! Preview 00:44 Course Handbook 00:19 What are your Inner Obstacles? 7 lectures • 7min Introduction: Inner Obstacles Preview 01:14 What is an Inner Obstacle? Preview 01:14 Identify your Inner Obstacles 00:05 Reflect on your Inner Obstacles 00:17 Speed Writing: What a Trick! 00:28 Working with Imperfect: Part 1 02:01 Inner Obstacles: Conclusion 01:16 What are your Outer Obstacles? 7 lectures • 7min Introduction: Outer Obstacles 02:13 What is an Outer Obstacle? 00:57 Outlining your Perfect Writing Scenario 00:13 Defining YOUR Outer Obstacles 00:24 Working with Imperfect: Part II 00:51 What are your Windows? 01:13 Conclusion: Outer Obstacles 01:22 Using Prompts 4 lectures • 6min Introduction to Writing Prompts 01:44 What are Writing Prompts? 01:16 Let's Try it: Using Prompts 00:43 Conclusion: Writing Prompts 02:07 Building your Baseline 5 lectures • 6min Introduction: Building your Baseline 01:19 What is a Writing Baseline? 01:52 Let's Try It: Baselines 01:09 Baseline Check in #1 00:55 Baseline Check in #2 01:14 Finding Sustainability 4 lectures • 7min Introduction: A Sustainable Writing Practice Preview 01:33 Building toward Sustainable 01:29 Finding Sustainability: Check in #1 02:10 Finding Sustainability: Check in #2 01:35 The 20 Minute Writer: Course Conclusion 2 lectures • 3min Course Conclusion and Wrap up Preview 01:56 Thank you! 01:04 Instructor Amy Stuart #1 Bestselling Author and Educator 4.5 Instructor Rating 14 Reviews 78 Students 1 Course Amy Stuart is the #1 bestselling author of two novels, Still Mine and Still Water . Her third novel, Still Here , will be published summer 2020. In 2012, Amy completed her MFA in Creative Writing through the University of British Columbia. She worked for many years as a high school educator with the bulk of her career spent teaching guidance and English in downtown alternative high schools. In 2018, Amy founded Writerscape to support others in improving their professional and creative writing skills. Writerscape allows Amy to meld her two strengths and passions - writing and teaching. Show more Show less Udemy Business Teach on Udemy Get the app About us Contact us Careers Blog Help and Support Affiliate Impressum Kontakt Terms Privacy policy Cookie settings Sitemap © 2021 Udemy, Inc. window.handleCSSToggleButtonClick = function (event) { var target = event.currentTarget; var cssToggleId = target && target.dataset && target.dataset.cssToggleId; var input = cssToggleId && document.getElementById(cssToggleId); if (input) { if (input.dataset.type === 'checkbox') { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.checked ? '' : 'checked'; } else { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.allowToggle && input.dataset.checked ? '' : 'checked'; var radios = document.querySelectorAll('[name="' + input.dataset.name + '"]'); for (var i = 0; i (function(){window['__CF$cv$params']={r:'6783c11f1d5153aa',m:'b083973d1e7496a70881d939999c27286ea58010-1627870065-1800-AT/W3wLFN4FDn1zwQi2Rkbnbp0IsBgndFQmWiqbaRCOF2PwDoe3C33xT8QiZ66+kCcA52oPhrxQuUwMaKRyU9BoaCzPtxbMm5kfbM0LhkQn4xvE+ZiStLuX6jwvYcSAiXYOoRnGiQoWDYIQAZkSyYq0=',s:[0xffbc5e9f4a,0xeb38303665],}})();
  4. How to use writing prompts effectively. Requirements No! This course works for both new and experienced writers looking to return to a regular practice. Description Do you long to write but find that you are your biggest obstacle? Is there a writer or an idea inside you but life, or your own doubts and fears, has a way of eating up all your time or energy? This course is for you. Whether you've got a set project in mind or you just want to write free flow until something takes shape, The 20-Minute Writer will help you identify your obstacles and work around them to create a realistic and sustainable writing practice. Using a combination of prompts, tutorials, videos and practical strategies, you'll learn how to commit small windows of time each week to your writing and how to make the most of them. We really believe that a small commitment to writing can yield big results. Let's get writing. Join us. Who this course is for: Anyone interested in making creative writing a new or bigger part of their lives. Novelists, short fiction writers, memoirists, creative writers. Show more Show less Course content 7 sections • 35 lectures • 41m total length Expand all sections Welcome to the 20 Minute Writer! Course Introduction 6 lectures • 6min Welcome to the 20 Minute Writer! Preview 00:25 Meet Amy Preview 01:31 What You'll Learn, What You'll Need Preview 01:56 Course Structure 00:39 Let's Get Started! Preview 00:44 Course Handbook 00:19 What are your Inner Obstacles? 7 lectures • 7min Introduction: Inner Obstacles Preview 01:14 What is an Inner Obstacle? Preview 01:14 Identify your Inner Obstacles 00:05 Reflect on your Inner Obstacles 00:17 Speed Writing: What a Trick! 00:28 Working with Imperfect: Part 1 02:01 Inner Obstacles: Conclusion 01:16 What are your Outer Obstacles? 7 lectures • 7min Introduction: Outer Obstacles 02:13 What is an Outer Obstacle? 00:57 Outlining your Perfect Writing Scenario 00:13 Defining YOUR Outer Obstacles 00:24 Working with Imperfect: Part II 00:51 What are your Windows? 01:13 Conclusion: Outer Obstacles 01:22 Using Prompts 4 lectures • 6min Introduction to Writing Prompts 01:44 What are Writing Prompts? 01:16 Let's Try it: Using Prompts 00:43 Conclusion: Writing Prompts 02:07 Building your Baseline 5 lectures • 6min Introduction: Building your Baseline 01:19 What is a Writing Baseline? 01:52 Let's Try It: Baselines 01:09 Baseline Check in #1 00:55 Baseline Check in #2 01:14 Finding Sustainability 4 lectures • 7min Introduction: A Sustainable Writing Practice Preview 01:33 Building toward Sustainable 01:29 Finding Sustainability: Check in #1 02:10 Finding Sustainability: Check in #2 01:35 The 20 Minute Writer: Course Conclusion 2 lectures • 3min Course Conclusion and Wrap up Preview 01:56 Thank you! 01:04 Instructor Amy Stuart #1 Bestselling Author and Educator 4.5 Instructor Rating 14 Reviews 78 Students 1 Course Amy Stuart is the #1 bestselling author of two novels, Still Mine and Still Water . Her third novel, Still Here , will be published summer 2020. In 2012, Amy completed her MFA in Creative Writing through the University of British Columbia. She worked for many years as a high school educator with the bulk of her career spent teaching guidance and English in downtown alternative high schools. In 2018, Amy founded Writerscape to support others in improving their professional and creative writing skills. Writerscape allows Amy to meld her two strengths and passions - writing and teaching. Show more Show less Udemy Business Teach on Udemy Get the app About us Contact us Careers Blog Help and Support Affiliate Impressum Kontakt Terms Privacy policy Cookie settings Sitemap © 2021 Udemy, Inc. window.handleCSSToggleButtonClick = function (event) { var target = event.currentTarget; var cssToggleId = target && target.dataset && target.dataset.cssToggleId; var input = cssToggleId && document.getElementById(cssToggleId); if (input) { if (input.dataset.type === 'checkbox') { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.checked ? '' : 'checked'; } else { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.allowToggle && input.dataset.checked ? '' : 'checked'; var radios = document.querySelectorAll('[name="' + input.dataset.name + '"]'); for (var i = 0; i (function(){window['__CF$cv$params']={r:'6783c11f1d5153aa',m:'b083973d1e7496a70881d939999c27286ea58010-1627870065-1800-AT/W3wLFN4FDn1zwQi2Rkbnbp0IsBgndFQmWiqbaRCOF2PwDoe3C33xT8QiZ66+kCcA52oPhrxQuUwMaKRyU9BoaCzPtxbMm5kfbM0LhkQn4xvE+ZiStLuX6jwvYcSAiXYOoRnGiQoWDYIQAZkSyYq0=',s:[0xffbc5e9f4a,0xeb38303665],}})();