The 30 Day Creative Writing Challenge!

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Do YOU have what it takes to beat the 30 Day Creative Writing Challenge?

For the next 30 days I will be your creative writing personal trainer -- helping to ensure that you make it all the way to the finish line.

Whether you are just starting out or are a veteran writer looking for a little inspiration and reinvigoration, you will be so happy that you decided to take on the challenge.

By the end of this writer’s intensive, you will have completed a portfolio of 30 unique pieces of creative writing. Additionally, every project has been designed so that you can complete the 30 Day Challenge writing in any style or genre that interests you - be that fiction, non-fiction, drama, or poetry.

Do you have what it takes to beat the challenge and take your writer's output to places you never thought possible?

Welcome to what could be the most helpful 30 day writer's intensive of your life.


Course Overview:

Each day of the challenge will feature a targeted writing project - one that you can choose to complete in whatever style of writing suits your personal writing goals. Once you have been at it for a bit, we’ll then also add an additional layer to some of the projects -- giving you the opportunity to target the specific writing techniques, literary devices and special skills that you need to be able to discover, perfect and share your unique writer’s voice and help you to progress toward your goal of becoming a successful and confident writer.

Science will tell you that developing a new habit is hard. But anyone can jumpstart a new pattern of behavior in just 30 days. Even better, when you complete the 30 Day Challenge - I’ll give you a special bonus with over 30 more writing projects for you to complete on your own - not coincidentally the exact number of daily projects necessary (according to science) to develop a lifelong habit.


The Course Includes:

  • 43 Video Lessons, including:

    • A brief look at all four genres of creative writing

    • Specific writing tips and strategies for success

    • 30 Days worth of

      • motivation

      • mini-lessons

      • and writer's prompts designed to get you excited about your writing!

    • A special incentive when you complete the challenge - all the materials needed to go for a SECOND 30 Days (and MORE)! - OVER double the content - ALL INCLUDED!

  • 94 Graphics, notes, assignment sheets, or outside resources are provided throughout the course

  • Over 2 1/2 hours of video lessons


Course Goals:

Through taking this course, you will develop and perfect your personal writer's voice as you:

  • increase your writer's output, creating a portfolio of 30 new pieces of creative writing

  • become familiar with the four genres of creative writing

  • apply writing techniques for success

  • examine a variety of writing concepts to apply to your own writing

  • develop and nurture the personal discipline you desire to have and apply it to your own writing projects


Get ready to start the most important 30 days of your life as a writer!

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone looking to develop and give power to their UNIQUE writer's voice

Expected Outcomes

  1. 30 authentic writing assignments designed to target the skills you need. This fun and rigorous 30 Day Challenge will energize your creative output! Complete the challenge in any style or genre you like! Write fiction, poetry, drama, or creative non-fiction - or ALL FOUR! Become a successful and confident writer! Get excited about creating your own work! Learn writing techniques, literary devices, and specialized skills. Discover, perfect, and share your own writer's voice. Do YOU have what it takes? Requirements The desire to improve your creative writing output and a willingness to write! Description Do YOU have what it takes to beat the 30 Day Creative Writing Challenge ? For the next 30 days I will be your creative writing personal trainer -- helping to ensure that you make it all the way to the finish line. Whether you are just starting out or are a veteran writer looking for a little inspiration and reinvigoration, you will be so happy that you decided to take on the challenge. By the end of this writer’s intensive, you will have completed a portfolio of 30 unique pieces of creative writing . Additionally, every project has been designed so that you can complete the 30 Day Challenge writing in any style or genre that interests you - be that fiction, non-fiction, drama, or poetry. Do you have what it takes to beat the challenge and take your writer's output to places you never thought possible ? Welcome to what could be the most helpful 30 day writer's intensive of your life. Course Overview: Each day of the challenge will feature a targeted writing project - one that you can choose to complete in whatever style of writing suits your personal writing goals. Once you have been at it for a bit, we’ll then also add an additional layer to some of the projects -- giving you the opportunity to target the specific writing techniques, literary devices and special skills that you need to be able to discover, perfect and share your unique writer’s voice and help you to progress toward your goal of becoming a successful and confident writer . Science will tell you that developing a new habit is hard. But anyone can jumpstart a new pattern of behavior in just 30 days. Even better, when you complete the 30 Day Challenge - I’ll give you a special bonus with over 30 more writing projects for you to complete on your own - not coincidentally the exact number of daily projects necessary (according to science) to develop a lifelong habit. The Course Includes: 43 Video Lessons, including: A brief look at all four genres of creative writing Specific writing tips and strategies for success 30 Days worth of motivation mini-lessons and writer's prompts designed to get you excited about your writing! A special incentive when you complete the challenge - all the materials needed to go for a SECOND 30 Days (and MORE)! - OVER double the content - ALL INCLUDED! 94 Graphics, notes, assignment sheets, or outside resources are provided throughout the course Over 2 1/2 hours of video lessons Course Goals: Through taking this course, you will develop and perfect your personal writer's voice as you: increase your writer's output, creating a portfolio of 30 new pieces of creative writing become familiar with the four genres of creative writing apply writing techniques for success examine a variety of writing concepts to apply to your own writing develop and nurture the personal discipline you desire to have and apply it to your own writing projects Get ready to start the most important 30 days of your life as a writer! Who this course is for: Anyone looking to develop and give power to their UNIQUE writer's voice Show more Show less Featured review Jennifer Blake 21 courses 9 reviews Rating: 5.0 out of 5 a year ago I just want to take a moment to thank the teacher of this course. Trace was very encouraging and helpful throughout the whole process. I'm so happy that I stuck with this challenge and plan on continuing with the bonus content! I would highly recommend any writing course by Trace. He reiterates the importance of daily writing, and just sticking with it. Show more Show less Course content 3 sections • 43 lectures • 2h 39m total length Expand all sections Introduction 10 lectures • 52min Introduction - How This Course Works! Preview 04:17 Write EVERY Day - CAN YOU BEAT THE CHALLENGE? Preview 04:44 The Four Genres of Creative Writing 01:41 What is Fiction? 07:17 What is Drama? 07:24 What is Poetry? 04:29 What is Creative Non-Fiction? 04:01 The Writing Process - Pre-Writing Strategies 08:42 The Writing Process - Finding Your Voice/Discovering Diction Preview 04:40 The Writing Process - All About the Ending - It's a Twist! 04:58 The 30 Day Challenge! 31 lectures • 1hr 40min Day 1 - Curiosity Killed the Cat 04:43 Day 2 - The Culture of Conformity Preview 03:42 Day 3 - We Got the Beat 02:18 Day 4 - Can You Keep a Secret? 04:03 Day 5 (Part 1) - The 4 Types of Conversations 05:14 Day 5 (Part 2) - Discourse, Dialogue, Debate or Diatribe? 01:50 Day 6 - Inspiring Inspiration 04:58 Day 7 - Feels Like the First Time 02:51 Day 8 - There's no Freedom without Justice 04:04 Day 9 - Taking them Down a Dark Alley 03:44 Day 10 - You Know What Opinions are Like... 02:58 Day 11 - Reaching the Final Stage 03:44 Day 12 - Opposites Attract (and Repel!) 03:33 Day 13 - The Current State of Affairs 02:32 Day 14 - Do I Creep You Out? 04:16 Day 15 - Bottom's Up! 03:12 Day 16 - Courage - The Subtle Art of Being the Only One Who Knows You're Scared 02:46 Day 17 - Opening up the Floodgates 02:51 Day 18 - Having the Last Laugh Preview 02:58 Day 19 - Getting Away With Murder (for starters...) 02:19 Day 20 - Imitation IS a Form of Flattery 02:45 Day 21 - Talk About the Passion 03:15 Day 22 - An Epic Journey 03:24 Day 23 - Not Quite Cast Away 03:19 Day 24 - Beauty is Truth, Truth... Beauty 03:06 Day 25 - The Perfect Way to Start Your Day 02:17 Day 26 - Time for a Chat (or Comment or Trolling) 02:48 Day 27 - Take it or Leaf It 02:28 Day 28 - The Possible Dream Preview 02:27 Day 29 - More Human than Human 02:48 Day 30 - Ascend to the Greatest Heights 02:42 Conclusion 2 lectures • 7min YOU DID IT! 02:06 YOUR REWARD! - Want to Go for Another Round? Here's a 2nd 30-Days and More! 04:48 Instructor Trace Crawford Instructor / Writer / Teacher for over 20 years 4.5 Instructor Rating 2,252 Reviews 14,534 Students 7 Courses Thank you for checking out my course! Here are a few facts about me... ~ I have been teaching writing and theatre in both public and private schools since 1997. ~ Several of my own works are published (plays and non-fiction). ~ There have been well over 100 productions of my stage plays on six continents (Antarctica remains elusive) as well as multiple film adaptations. ~ My book Absolutely Everything** You Need to Know About Teaching and Performing Improv is available on Amazon. ~ My horror-comedy Screenplay Dead (Re)Tired has received honors from 25 different film festivals and screenplay competitions including the Nashville Film Festival. ~ I have run an improv festival for secondary students since 1999. ~ I am a member of the Dramatists Guild. Education: ~ I hold two BFA degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University ~ I earned my Masters of Education in Learning and Technology from Western Governors University ~ I am certified to teach English, speech, and theatre 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 ? 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  2. This fun and rigorous 30 Day Challenge will energize your creative output! Complete the challenge in any style or genre you like! Write fiction, poetry, drama, or creative non-fiction - or ALL FOUR! Become a successful and confident writer! Get excited about creating your own work! Learn writing techniques, literary devices, and specialized skills. Discover, perfect, and share your own writer's voice. Do YOU have what it takes? Requirements The desire to improve your creative writing output and a willingness to write! Description Do YOU have what it takes to beat the 30 Day Creative Writing Challenge ? For the next 30 days I will be your creative writing personal trainer -- helping to ensure that you make it all the way to the finish line. Whether you are just starting out or are a veteran writer looking for a little inspiration and reinvigoration, you will be so happy that you decided to take on the challenge. By the end of this writer’s intensive, you will have completed a portfolio of 30 unique pieces of creative writing . Additionally, every project has been designed so that you can complete the 30 Day Challenge writing in any style or genre that interests you - be that fiction, non-fiction, drama, or poetry. Do you have what it takes to beat the challenge and take your writer's output to places you never thought possible ? Welcome to what could be the most helpful 30 day writer's intensive of your life. Course Overview: Each day of the challenge will feature a targeted writing project - one that you can choose to complete in whatever style of writing suits your personal writing goals. Once you have been at it for a bit, we’ll then also add an additional layer to some of the projects -- giving you the opportunity to target the specific writing techniques, literary devices and special skills that you need to be able to discover, perfect and share your unique writer’s voice and help you to progress toward your goal of becoming a successful and confident writer . Science will tell you that developing a new habit is hard. But anyone can jumpstart a new pattern of behavior in just 30 days. Even better, when you complete the 30 Day Challenge - I’ll give you a special bonus with over 30 more writing projects for you to complete on your own - not coincidentally the exact number of daily projects necessary (according to science) to develop a lifelong habit. The Course Includes: 43 Video Lessons, including: A brief look at all four genres of creative writing Specific writing tips and strategies for success 30 Days worth of motivation mini-lessons and writer's prompts designed to get you excited about your writing! A special incentive when you complete the challenge - all the materials needed to go for a SECOND 30 Days (and MORE)! - OVER double the content - ALL INCLUDED! 94 Graphics, notes, assignment sheets, or outside resources are provided throughout the course Over 2 1/2 hours of video lessons Course Goals: Through taking this course, you will develop and perfect your personal writer's voice as you: increase your writer's output, creating a portfolio of 30 new pieces of creative writing become familiar with the four genres of creative writing apply writing techniques for success examine a variety of writing concepts to apply to your own writing develop and nurture the personal discipline you desire to have and apply it to your own writing projects Get ready to start the most important 30 days of your life as a writer! Who this course is for: Anyone looking to develop and give power to their UNIQUE writer's voice Show more Show less Featured review Jennifer Blake 21 courses 9 reviews Rating: 5.0 out of 5 a year ago I just want to take a moment to thank the teacher of this course. Trace was very encouraging and helpful throughout the whole process. I'm so happy that I stuck with this challenge and plan on continuing with the bonus content! I would highly recommend any writing course by Trace. He reiterates the importance of daily writing, and just sticking with it. Show more Show less Course content 3 sections • 43 lectures • 2h 39m total length Expand all sections Introduction 10 lectures • 52min Introduction - How This Course Works! Preview 04:17 Write EVERY Day - CAN YOU BEAT THE CHALLENGE? Preview 04:44 The Four Genres of Creative Writing 01:41 What is Fiction? 07:17 What is Drama? 07:24 What is Poetry? 04:29 What is Creative Non-Fiction? 04:01 The Writing Process - Pre-Writing Strategies 08:42 The Writing Process - Finding Your Voice/Discovering Diction Preview 04:40 The Writing Process - All About the Ending - It's a Twist! 04:58 The 30 Day Challenge! 31 lectures • 1hr 40min Day 1 - Curiosity Killed the Cat 04:43 Day 2 - The Culture of Conformity Preview 03:42 Day 3 - We Got the Beat 02:18 Day 4 - Can You Keep a Secret? 04:03 Day 5 (Part 1) - The 4 Types of Conversations 05:14 Day 5 (Part 2) - Discourse, Dialogue, Debate or Diatribe? 01:50 Day 6 - Inspiring Inspiration 04:58 Day 7 - Feels Like the First Time 02:51 Day 8 - There's no Freedom without Justice 04:04 Day 9 - Taking them Down a Dark Alley 03:44 Day 10 - You Know What Opinions are Like... 02:58 Day 11 - Reaching the Final Stage 03:44 Day 12 - Opposites Attract (and Repel!) 03:33 Day 13 - The Current State of Affairs 02:32 Day 14 - Do I Creep You Out? 04:16 Day 15 - Bottom's Up! 03:12 Day 16 - Courage - The Subtle Art of Being the Only One Who Knows You're Scared 02:46 Day 17 - Opening up the Floodgates 02:51 Day 18 - Having the Last Laugh Preview 02:58 Day 19 - Getting Away With Murder (for starters...) 02:19 Day 20 - Imitation IS a Form of Flattery 02:45 Day 21 - Talk About the Passion 03:15 Day 22 - An Epic Journey 03:24 Day 23 - Not Quite Cast Away 03:19 Day 24 - Beauty is Truth, Truth... Beauty 03:06 Day 25 - The Perfect Way to Start Your Day 02:17 Day 26 - Time for a Chat (or Comment or Trolling) 02:48 Day 27 - Take it or Leaf It 02:28 Day 28 - The Possible Dream Preview 02:27 Day 29 - More Human than Human 02:48 Day 30 - Ascend to the Greatest Heights 02:42 Conclusion 2 lectures • 7min YOU DID IT! 02:06 YOUR REWARD! - Want to Go for Another Round? Here's a 2nd 30-Days and More! 04:48 Instructor Trace Crawford Instructor / Writer / Teacher for over 20 years 4.5 Instructor Rating 2,252 Reviews 14,534 Students 7 Courses Thank you for checking out my course! Here are a few facts about me... ~ I have been teaching writing and theatre in both public and private schools since 1997. ~ Several of my own works are published (plays and non-fiction). ~ There have been well over 100 productions of my stage plays on six continents (Antarctica remains elusive) as well as multiple film adaptations. ~ My book Absolutely Everything** You Need to Know About Teaching and Performing Improv is available on Amazon. ~ My horror-comedy Screenplay Dead (Re)Tired has received honors from 25 different film festivals and screenplay competitions including the Nashville Film Festival. ~ I have run an improv festival for secondary students since 1999. ~ I am a member of the Dramatists Guild. Education: ~ I hold two BFA degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University ~ I earned my Masters of Education in Learning and Technology from Western Governors University ~ I am certified to teach English, speech, and theatre 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 ? 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  3. Complete the challenge in any style or genre you like! Write fiction, poetry, drama, or creative non-fiction - or ALL FOUR! Become a successful and confident writer! Get excited about creating your own work! Learn writing techniques, literary devices, and specialized skills. Discover, perfect, and share your own writer's voice. Do YOU have what it takes? Requirements The desire to improve your creative writing output and a willingness to write! Description Do YOU have what it takes to beat the 30 Day Creative Writing Challenge ? For the next 30 days I will be your creative writing personal trainer -- helping to ensure that you make it all the way to the finish line. Whether you are just starting out or are a veteran writer looking for a little inspiration and reinvigoration, you will be so happy that you decided to take on the challenge. By the end of this writer’s intensive, you will have completed a portfolio of 30 unique pieces of creative writing . Additionally, every project has been designed so that you can complete the 30 Day Challenge writing in any style or genre that interests you - be that fiction, non-fiction, drama, or poetry. Do you have what it takes to beat the challenge and take your writer's output to places you never thought possible ? Welcome to what could be the most helpful 30 day writer's intensive of your life. Course Overview: Each day of the challenge will feature a targeted writing project - one that you can choose to complete in whatever style of writing suits your personal writing goals. Once you have been at it for a bit, we’ll then also add an additional layer to some of the projects -- giving you the opportunity to target the specific writing techniques, literary devices and special skills that you need to be able to discover, perfect and share your unique writer’s voice and help you to progress toward your goal of becoming a successful and confident writer . Science will tell you that developing a new habit is hard. But anyone can jumpstart a new pattern of behavior in just 30 days. Even better, when you complete the 30 Day Challenge - I’ll give you a special bonus with over 30 more writing projects for you to complete on your own - not coincidentally the exact number of daily projects necessary (according to science) to develop a lifelong habit. The Course Includes: 43 Video Lessons, including: A brief look at all four genres of creative writing Specific writing tips and strategies for success 30 Days worth of motivation mini-lessons and writer's prompts designed to get you excited about your writing! A special incentive when you complete the challenge - all the materials needed to go for a SECOND 30 Days (and MORE)! - OVER double the content - ALL INCLUDED! 94 Graphics, notes, assignment sheets, or outside resources are provided throughout the course Over 2 1/2 hours of video lessons Course Goals: Through taking this course, you will develop and perfect your personal writer's voice as you: increase your writer's output, creating a portfolio of 30 new pieces of creative writing become familiar with the four genres of creative writing apply writing techniques for success examine a variety of writing concepts to apply to your own writing develop and nurture the personal discipline you desire to have and apply it to your own writing projects Get ready to start the most important 30 days of your life as a writer! Who this course is for: Anyone looking to develop and give power to their UNIQUE writer's voice Show more Show less Featured review Jennifer Blake 21 courses 9 reviews Rating: 5.0 out of 5 a year ago I just want to take a moment to thank the teacher of this course. Trace was very encouraging and helpful throughout the whole process. I'm so happy that I stuck with this challenge and plan on continuing with the bonus content! I would highly recommend any writing course by Trace. He reiterates the importance of daily writing, and just sticking with it. Show more Show less Course content 3 sections • 43 lectures • 2h 39m total length Expand all sections Introduction 10 lectures • 52min Introduction - How This Course Works! Preview 04:17 Write EVERY Day - CAN YOU BEAT THE CHALLENGE? Preview 04:44 The Four Genres of Creative Writing 01:41 What is Fiction? 07:17 What is Drama? 07:24 What is Poetry? 04:29 What is Creative Non-Fiction? 04:01 The Writing Process - Pre-Writing Strategies 08:42 The Writing Process - Finding Your Voice/Discovering Diction Preview 04:40 The Writing Process - All About the Ending - It's a Twist! 04:58 The 30 Day Challenge! 31 lectures • 1hr 40min Day 1 - Curiosity Killed the Cat 04:43 Day 2 - The Culture of Conformity Preview 03:42 Day 3 - We Got the Beat 02:18 Day 4 - Can You Keep a Secret? 04:03 Day 5 (Part 1) - The 4 Types of Conversations 05:14 Day 5 (Part 2) - Discourse, Dialogue, Debate or Diatribe? 01:50 Day 6 - Inspiring Inspiration 04:58 Day 7 - Feels Like the First Time 02:51 Day 8 - There's no Freedom without Justice 04:04 Day 9 - Taking them Down a Dark Alley 03:44 Day 10 - You Know What Opinions are Like... 02:58 Day 11 - Reaching the Final Stage 03:44 Day 12 - Opposites Attract (and Repel!) 03:33 Day 13 - The Current State of Affairs 02:32 Day 14 - Do I Creep You Out? 04:16 Day 15 - Bottom's Up! 03:12 Day 16 - Courage - The Subtle Art of Being the Only One Who Knows You're Scared 02:46 Day 17 - Opening up the Floodgates 02:51 Day 18 - Having the Last Laugh Preview 02:58 Day 19 - Getting Away With Murder (for starters...) 02:19 Day 20 - Imitation IS a Form of Flattery 02:45 Day 21 - Talk About the Passion 03:15 Day 22 - An Epic Journey 03:24 Day 23 - Not Quite Cast Away 03:19 Day 24 - Beauty is Truth, Truth... Beauty 03:06 Day 25 - The Perfect Way to Start Your Day 02:17 Day 26 - Time for a Chat (or Comment or Trolling) 02:48 Day 27 - Take it or Leaf It 02:28 Day 28 - The Possible Dream Preview 02:27 Day 29 - More Human than Human 02:48 Day 30 - Ascend to the Greatest Heights 02:42 Conclusion 2 lectures • 7min YOU DID IT! 02:06 YOUR REWARD! - Want to Go for Another Round? Here's a 2nd 30-Days and More! 04:48 Instructor Trace Crawford Instructor / Writer / Teacher for over 20 years 4.5 Instructor Rating 2,252 Reviews 14,534 Students 7 Courses Thank you for checking out my course! Here are a few facts about me... ~ I have been teaching writing and theatre in both public and private schools since 1997. ~ Several of my own works are published (plays and non-fiction). ~ There have been well over 100 productions of my stage plays on six continents (Antarctica remains elusive) as well as multiple film adaptations. ~ My book Absolutely Everything** You Need to Know About Teaching and Performing Improv is available on Amazon. ~ My horror-comedy Screenplay Dead (Re)Tired has received honors from 25 different film festivals and screenplay competitions including the Nashville Film Festival. ~ I have run an improv festival for secondary students since 1999. ~ I am a member of the Dramatists Guild. Education: ~ I hold two BFA degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University ~ I earned my Masters of Education in Learning and Technology from Western Governors University ~ I am certified to teach English, speech, and theatre 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 ? 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  4. Write fiction, poetry, drama, or creative non-fiction - or ALL FOUR! Become a successful and confident writer! Get excited about creating your own work! Learn writing techniques, literary devices, and specialized skills. Discover, perfect, and share your own writer's voice. Do YOU have what it takes? Requirements The desire to improve your creative writing output and a willingness to write! Description Do YOU have what it takes to beat the 30 Day Creative Writing Challenge ? For the next 30 days I will be your creative writing personal trainer -- helping to ensure that you make it all the way to the finish line. Whether you are just starting out or are a veteran writer looking for a little inspiration and reinvigoration, you will be so happy that you decided to take on the challenge. By the end of this writer’s intensive, you will have completed a portfolio of 30 unique pieces of creative writing . Additionally, every project has been designed so that you can complete the 30 Day Challenge writing in any style or genre that interests you - be that fiction, non-fiction, drama, or poetry. Do you have what it takes to beat the challenge and take your writer's output to places you never thought possible ? Welcome to what could be the most helpful 30 day writer's intensive of your life. Course Overview: Each day of the challenge will feature a targeted writing project - one that you can choose to complete in whatever style of writing suits your personal writing goals. Once you have been at it for a bit, we’ll then also add an additional layer to some of the projects -- giving you the opportunity to target the specific writing techniques, literary devices and special skills that you need to be able to discover, perfect and share your unique writer’s voice and help you to progress toward your goal of becoming a successful and confident writer . Science will tell you that developing a new habit is hard. But anyone can jumpstart a new pattern of behavior in just 30 days. Even better, when you complete the 30 Day Challenge - I’ll give you a special bonus with over 30 more writing projects for you to complete on your own - not coincidentally the exact number of daily projects necessary (according to science) to develop a lifelong habit. The Course Includes: 43 Video Lessons, including: A brief look at all four genres of creative writing Specific writing tips and strategies for success 30 Days worth of motivation mini-lessons and writer's prompts designed to get you excited about your writing! A special incentive when you complete the challenge - all the materials needed to go for a SECOND 30 Days (and MORE)! - OVER double the content - ALL INCLUDED! 94 Graphics, notes, assignment sheets, or outside resources are provided throughout the course Over 2 1/2 hours of video lessons Course Goals: Through taking this course, you will develop and perfect your personal writer's voice as you: increase your writer's output, creating a portfolio of 30 new pieces of creative writing become familiar with the four genres of creative writing apply writing techniques for success examine a variety of writing concepts to apply to your own writing develop and nurture the personal discipline you desire to have and apply it to your own writing projects Get ready to start the most important 30 days of your life as a writer! Who this course is for: Anyone looking to develop and give power to their UNIQUE writer's voice Show more Show less Featured review Jennifer Blake 21 courses 9 reviews Rating: 5.0 out of 5 a year ago I just want to take a moment to thank the teacher of this course. Trace was very encouraging and helpful throughout the whole process. I'm so happy that I stuck with this challenge and plan on continuing with the bonus content! I would highly recommend any writing course by Trace. He reiterates the importance of daily writing, and just sticking with it. Show more Show less Course content 3 sections • 43 lectures • 2h 39m total length Expand all sections Introduction 10 lectures • 52min Introduction - How This Course Works! Preview 04:17 Write EVERY Day - CAN YOU BEAT THE CHALLENGE? Preview 04:44 The Four Genres of Creative Writing 01:41 What is Fiction? 07:17 What is Drama? 07:24 What is Poetry? 04:29 What is Creative Non-Fiction? 04:01 The Writing Process - Pre-Writing Strategies 08:42 The Writing Process - Finding Your Voice/Discovering Diction Preview 04:40 The Writing Process - All About the Ending - It's a Twist! 04:58 The 30 Day Challenge! 31 lectures • 1hr 40min Day 1 - Curiosity Killed the Cat 04:43 Day 2 - The Culture of Conformity Preview 03:42 Day 3 - We Got the Beat 02:18 Day 4 - Can You Keep a Secret? 04:03 Day 5 (Part 1) - The 4 Types of Conversations 05:14 Day 5 (Part 2) - Discourse, Dialogue, Debate or Diatribe? 01:50 Day 6 - Inspiring Inspiration 04:58 Day 7 - Feels Like the First Time 02:51 Day 8 - There's no Freedom without Justice 04:04 Day 9 - Taking them Down a Dark Alley 03:44 Day 10 - You Know What Opinions are Like... 02:58 Day 11 - Reaching the Final Stage 03:44 Day 12 - Opposites Attract (and Repel!) 03:33 Day 13 - The Current State of Affairs 02:32 Day 14 - Do I Creep You Out? 04:16 Day 15 - Bottom's Up! 03:12 Day 16 - Courage - The Subtle Art of Being the Only One Who Knows You're Scared 02:46 Day 17 - Opening up the Floodgates 02:51 Day 18 - Having the Last Laugh Preview 02:58 Day 19 - Getting Away With Murder (for starters...) 02:19 Day 20 - Imitation IS a Form of Flattery 02:45 Day 21 - Talk About the Passion 03:15 Day 22 - An Epic Journey 03:24 Day 23 - Not Quite Cast Away 03:19 Day 24 - Beauty is Truth, Truth... Beauty 03:06 Day 25 - The Perfect Way to Start Your Day 02:17 Day 26 - Time for a Chat (or Comment or Trolling) 02:48 Day 27 - Take it or Leaf It 02:28 Day 28 - The Possible Dream Preview 02:27 Day 29 - More Human than Human 02:48 Day 30 - Ascend to the Greatest Heights 02:42 Conclusion 2 lectures • 7min YOU DID IT! 02:06 YOUR REWARD! - Want to Go for Another Round? Here's a 2nd 30-Days and More! 04:48 Instructor Trace Crawford Instructor / Writer / Teacher for over 20 years 4.5 Instructor Rating 2,252 Reviews 14,534 Students 7 Courses Thank you for checking out my course! Here are a few facts about me... ~ I have been teaching writing and theatre in both public and private schools since 1997. ~ Several of my own works are published (plays and non-fiction). ~ There have been well over 100 productions of my stage plays on six continents (Antarctica remains elusive) as well as multiple film adaptations. ~ My book Absolutely Everything** You Need to Know About Teaching and Performing Improv is available on Amazon. ~ My horror-comedy Screenplay Dead (Re)Tired has received honors from 25 different film festivals and screenplay competitions including the Nashville Film Festival. ~ I have run an improv festival for secondary students since 1999. ~ I am a member of the Dramatists Guild. 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  5. Become a successful and confident writer! Get excited about creating your own work! Learn writing techniques, literary devices, and specialized skills. Discover, perfect, and share your own writer's voice. Do YOU have what it takes? Requirements The desire to improve your creative writing output and a willingness to write! Description Do YOU have what it takes to beat the 30 Day Creative Writing Challenge ? For the next 30 days I will be your creative writing personal trainer -- helping to ensure that you make it all the way to the finish line. Whether you are just starting out or are a veteran writer looking for a little inspiration and reinvigoration, you will be so happy that you decided to take on the challenge. By the end of this writer’s intensive, you will have completed a portfolio of 30 unique pieces of creative writing . Additionally, every project has been designed so that you can complete the 30 Day Challenge writing in any style or genre that interests you - be that fiction, non-fiction, drama, or poetry. Do you have what it takes to beat the challenge and take your writer's output to places you never thought possible ? Welcome to what could be the most helpful 30 day writer's intensive of your life. Course Overview: Each day of the challenge will feature a targeted writing project - one that you can choose to complete in whatever style of writing suits your personal writing goals. Once you have been at it for a bit, we’ll then also add an additional layer to some of the projects -- giving you the opportunity to target the specific writing techniques, literary devices and special skills that you need to be able to discover, perfect and share your unique writer’s voice and help you to progress toward your goal of becoming a successful and confident writer . Science will tell you that developing a new habit is hard. But anyone can jumpstart a new pattern of behavior in just 30 days. Even better, when you complete the 30 Day Challenge - I’ll give you a special bonus with over 30 more writing projects for you to complete on your own - not coincidentally the exact number of daily projects necessary (according to science) to develop a lifelong habit. The Course Includes: 43 Video Lessons, including: A brief look at all four genres of creative writing Specific writing tips and strategies for success 30 Days worth of motivation mini-lessons and writer's prompts designed to get you excited about your writing! A special incentive when you complete the challenge - all the materials needed to go for a SECOND 30 Days (and MORE)! - OVER double the content - ALL INCLUDED! 94 Graphics, notes, assignment sheets, or outside resources are provided throughout the course Over 2 1/2 hours of video lessons Course Goals: Through taking this course, you will develop and perfect your personal writer's voice as you: increase your writer's output, creating a portfolio of 30 new pieces of creative writing become familiar with the four genres of creative writing apply writing techniques for success examine a variety of writing concepts to apply to your own writing develop and nurture the personal discipline you desire to have and apply it to your own writing projects Get ready to start the most important 30 days of your life as a writer! Who this course is for: Anyone looking to develop and give power to their UNIQUE writer's voice Show more Show less Featured review Jennifer Blake 21 courses 9 reviews Rating: 5.0 out of 5 a year ago I just want to take a moment to thank the teacher of this course. Trace was very encouraging and helpful throughout the whole process. I'm so happy that I stuck with this challenge and plan on continuing with the bonus content! I would highly recommend any writing course by Trace. He reiterates the importance of daily writing, and just sticking with it. Show more Show less Course content 3 sections • 43 lectures • 2h 39m total length Expand all sections Introduction 10 lectures • 52min Introduction - How This Course Works! Preview 04:17 Write EVERY Day - CAN YOU BEAT THE CHALLENGE? Preview 04:44 The Four Genres of Creative Writing 01:41 What is Fiction? 07:17 What is Drama? 07:24 What is Poetry? 04:29 What is Creative Non-Fiction? 04:01 The Writing Process - Pre-Writing Strategies 08:42 The Writing Process - Finding Your Voice/Discovering Diction Preview 04:40 The Writing Process - All About the Ending - It's a Twist! 04:58 The 30 Day Challenge! 31 lectures • 1hr 40min Day 1 - Curiosity Killed the Cat 04:43 Day 2 - The Culture of Conformity Preview 03:42 Day 3 - We Got the Beat 02:18 Day 4 - Can You Keep a Secret? 04:03 Day 5 (Part 1) - The 4 Types of Conversations 05:14 Day 5 (Part 2) - Discourse, Dialogue, Debate or Diatribe? 01:50 Day 6 - Inspiring Inspiration 04:58 Day 7 - Feels Like the First Time 02:51 Day 8 - There's no Freedom without Justice 04:04 Day 9 - Taking them Down a Dark Alley 03:44 Day 10 - You Know What Opinions are Like... 02:58 Day 11 - Reaching the Final Stage 03:44 Day 12 - Opposites Attract (and Repel!) 03:33 Day 13 - The Current State of Affairs 02:32 Day 14 - Do I Creep You Out? 04:16 Day 15 - Bottom's Up! 03:12 Day 16 - Courage - The Subtle Art of Being the Only One Who Knows You're Scared 02:46 Day 17 - Opening up the Floodgates 02:51 Day 18 - Having the Last Laugh Preview 02:58 Day 19 - Getting Away With Murder (for starters...) 02:19 Day 20 - Imitation IS a Form of Flattery 02:45 Day 21 - Talk About the Passion 03:15 Day 22 - An Epic Journey 03:24 Day 23 - Not Quite Cast Away 03:19 Day 24 - Beauty is Truth, Truth... Beauty 03:06 Day 25 - The Perfect Way to Start Your Day 02:17 Day 26 - Time for a Chat (or Comment or Trolling) 02:48 Day 27 - Take it or Leaf It 02:28 Day 28 - The Possible Dream Preview 02:27 Day 29 - More Human than Human 02:48 Day 30 - Ascend to the Greatest Heights 02:42 Conclusion 2 lectures • 7min YOU DID IT! 02:06 YOUR REWARD! - Want to Go for Another Round? Here's a 2nd 30-Days and More! 04:48 Instructor Trace Crawford Instructor / Writer / Teacher for over 20 years 4.5 Instructor Rating 2,252 Reviews 14,534 Students 7 Courses Thank you for checking out my course! Here are a few facts about me... ~ I have been teaching writing and theatre in both public and private schools since 1997. ~ Several of my own works are published (plays and non-fiction). ~ There have been well over 100 productions of my stage plays on six continents (Antarctica remains elusive) as well as multiple film adaptations. ~ My book Absolutely Everything** You Need to Know About Teaching and Performing Improv is available on Amazon. ~ My horror-comedy Screenplay Dead (Re)Tired has received honors from 25 different film festivals and screenplay competitions including the Nashville Film Festival. ~ I have run an improv festival for secondary students since 1999. ~ I am a member of the Dramatists Guild. 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  6. Get excited about creating your own work! Learn writing techniques, literary devices, and specialized skills. Discover, perfect, and share your own writer's voice. Do YOU have what it takes? Requirements The desire to improve your creative writing output and a willingness to write! Description Do YOU have what it takes to beat the 30 Day Creative Writing Challenge ? For the next 30 days I will be your creative writing personal trainer -- helping to ensure that you make it all the way to the finish line. Whether you are just starting out or are a veteran writer looking for a little inspiration and reinvigoration, you will be so happy that you decided to take on the challenge. By the end of this writer’s intensive, you will have completed a portfolio of 30 unique pieces of creative writing . Additionally, every project has been designed so that you can complete the 30 Day Challenge writing in any style or genre that interests you - be that fiction, non-fiction, drama, or poetry. Do you have what it takes to beat the challenge and take your writer's output to places you never thought possible ? Welcome to what could be the most helpful 30 day writer's intensive of your life. Course Overview: Each day of the challenge will feature a targeted writing project - one that you can choose to complete in whatever style of writing suits your personal writing goals. Once you have been at it for a bit, we’ll then also add an additional layer to some of the projects -- giving you the opportunity to target the specific writing techniques, literary devices and special skills that you need to be able to discover, perfect and share your unique writer’s voice and help you to progress toward your goal of becoming a successful and confident writer . Science will tell you that developing a new habit is hard. But anyone can jumpstart a new pattern of behavior in just 30 days. Even better, when you complete the 30 Day Challenge - I’ll give you a special bonus with over 30 more writing projects for you to complete on your own - not coincidentally the exact number of daily projects necessary (according to science) to develop a lifelong habit. The Course Includes: 43 Video Lessons, including: A brief look at all four genres of creative writing Specific writing tips and strategies for success 30 Days worth of motivation mini-lessons and writer's prompts designed to get you excited about your writing! A special incentive when you complete the challenge - all the materials needed to go for a SECOND 30 Days (and MORE)! - OVER double the content - ALL INCLUDED! 94 Graphics, notes, assignment sheets, or outside resources are provided throughout the course Over 2 1/2 hours of video lessons Course Goals: Through taking this course, you will develop and perfect your personal writer's voice as you: increase your writer's output, creating a portfolio of 30 new pieces of creative writing become familiar with the four genres of creative writing apply writing techniques for success examine a variety of writing concepts to apply to your own writing develop and nurture the personal discipline you desire to have and apply it to your own writing projects Get ready to start the most important 30 days of your life as a writer! Who this course is for: Anyone looking to develop and give power to their UNIQUE writer's voice Show more Show less Featured review Jennifer Blake 21 courses 9 reviews Rating: 5.0 out of 5 a year ago I just want to take a moment to thank the teacher of this course. Trace was very encouraging and helpful throughout the whole process. I'm so happy that I stuck with this challenge and plan on continuing with the bonus content! I would highly recommend any writing course by Trace. He reiterates the importance of daily writing, and just sticking with it. Show more Show less Course content 3 sections • 43 lectures • 2h 39m total length Expand all sections Introduction 10 lectures • 52min Introduction - How This Course Works! Preview 04:17 Write EVERY Day - CAN YOU BEAT THE CHALLENGE? Preview 04:44 The Four Genres of Creative Writing 01:41 What is Fiction? 07:17 What is Drama? 07:24 What is Poetry? 04:29 What is Creative Non-Fiction? 04:01 The Writing Process - Pre-Writing Strategies 08:42 The Writing Process - Finding Your Voice/Discovering Diction Preview 04:40 The Writing Process - All About the Ending - It's a Twist! 04:58 The 30 Day Challenge! 31 lectures • 1hr 40min Day 1 - Curiosity Killed the Cat 04:43 Day 2 - The Culture of Conformity Preview 03:42 Day 3 - We Got the Beat 02:18 Day 4 - Can You Keep a Secret? 04:03 Day 5 (Part 1) - The 4 Types of Conversations 05:14 Day 5 (Part 2) - Discourse, Dialogue, Debate or Diatribe? 01:50 Day 6 - Inspiring Inspiration 04:58 Day 7 - Feels Like the First Time 02:51 Day 8 - There's no Freedom without Justice 04:04 Day 9 - Taking them Down a Dark Alley 03:44 Day 10 - You Know What Opinions are Like... 02:58 Day 11 - Reaching the Final Stage 03:44 Day 12 - Opposites Attract (and Repel!) 03:33 Day 13 - The Current State of Affairs 02:32 Day 14 - Do I Creep You Out? 04:16 Day 15 - Bottom's Up! 03:12 Day 16 - Courage - The Subtle Art of Being the Only One Who Knows You're Scared 02:46 Day 17 - Opening up the Floodgates 02:51 Day 18 - Having the Last Laugh Preview 02:58 Day 19 - Getting Away With Murder (for starters...) 02:19 Day 20 - Imitation IS a Form of Flattery 02:45 Day 21 - Talk About the Passion 03:15 Day 22 - An Epic Journey 03:24 Day 23 - Not Quite Cast Away 03:19 Day 24 - Beauty is Truth, Truth... Beauty 03:06 Day 25 - The Perfect Way to Start Your Day 02:17 Day 26 - Time for a Chat (or Comment or Trolling) 02:48 Day 27 - Take it or Leaf It 02:28 Day 28 - The Possible Dream Preview 02:27 Day 29 - More Human than Human 02:48 Day 30 - Ascend to the Greatest Heights 02:42 Conclusion 2 lectures • 7min YOU DID IT! 02:06 YOUR REWARD! - Want to Go for Another Round? Here's a 2nd 30-Days and More! 04:48 Instructor Trace Crawford Instructor / Writer / Teacher for over 20 years 4.5 Instructor Rating 2,252 Reviews 14,534 Students 7 Courses Thank you for checking out my course! Here are a few facts about me... ~ I have been teaching writing and theatre in both public and private schools since 1997. ~ Several of my own works are published (plays and non-fiction). ~ There have been well over 100 productions of my stage plays on six continents (Antarctica remains elusive) as well as multiple film adaptations. ~ My book Absolutely Everything** You Need to Know About Teaching and Performing Improv is available on Amazon. ~ My horror-comedy Screenplay Dead (Re)Tired has received honors from 25 different film festivals and screenplay competitions including the Nashville Film Festival. ~ I have run an improv festival for secondary students since 1999. ~ I am a member of the Dramatists Guild. 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  7. Learn writing techniques, literary devices, and specialized skills. Discover, perfect, and share your own writer's voice. Do YOU have what it takes? Requirements The desire to improve your creative writing output and a willingness to write! Description Do YOU have what it takes to beat the 30 Day Creative Writing Challenge ? For the next 30 days I will be your creative writing personal trainer -- helping to ensure that you make it all the way to the finish line. Whether you are just starting out or are a veteran writer looking for a little inspiration and reinvigoration, you will be so happy that you decided to take on the challenge. By the end of this writer’s intensive, you will have completed a portfolio of 30 unique pieces of creative writing . Additionally, every project has been designed so that you can complete the 30 Day Challenge writing in any style or genre that interests you - be that fiction, non-fiction, drama, or poetry. Do you have what it takes to beat the challenge and take your writer's output to places you never thought possible ? Welcome to what could be the most helpful 30 day writer's intensive of your life. Course Overview: Each day of the challenge will feature a targeted writing project - one that you can choose to complete in whatever style of writing suits your personal writing goals. Once you have been at it for a bit, we’ll then also add an additional layer to some of the projects -- giving you the opportunity to target the specific writing techniques, literary devices and special skills that you need to be able to discover, perfect and share your unique writer’s voice and help you to progress toward your goal of becoming a successful and confident writer . Science will tell you that developing a new habit is hard. But anyone can jumpstart a new pattern of behavior in just 30 days. Even better, when you complete the 30 Day Challenge - I’ll give you a special bonus with over 30 more writing projects for you to complete on your own - not coincidentally the exact number of daily projects necessary (according to science) to develop a lifelong habit. The Course Includes: 43 Video Lessons, including: A brief look at all four genres of creative writing Specific writing tips and strategies for success 30 Days worth of motivation mini-lessons and writer's prompts designed to get you excited about your writing! A special incentive when you complete the challenge - all the materials needed to go for a SECOND 30 Days (and MORE)! - OVER double the content - ALL INCLUDED! 94 Graphics, notes, assignment sheets, or outside resources are provided throughout the course Over 2 1/2 hours of video lessons Course Goals: Through taking this course, you will develop and perfect your personal writer's voice as you: increase your writer's output, creating a portfolio of 30 new pieces of creative writing become familiar with the four genres of creative writing apply writing techniques for success examine a variety of writing concepts to apply to your own writing develop and nurture the personal discipline you desire to have and apply it to your own writing projects Get ready to start the most important 30 days of your life as a writer! Who this course is for: Anyone looking to develop and give power to their UNIQUE writer's voice Show more Show less Featured review Jennifer Blake 21 courses 9 reviews Rating: 5.0 out of 5 a year ago I just want to take a moment to thank the teacher of this course. Trace was very encouraging and helpful throughout the whole process. I'm so happy that I stuck with this challenge and plan on continuing with the bonus content! I would highly recommend any writing course by Trace. He reiterates the importance of daily writing, and just sticking with it. Show more Show less Course content 3 sections • 43 lectures • 2h 39m total length Expand all sections Introduction 10 lectures • 52min Introduction - How This Course Works! Preview 04:17 Write EVERY Day - CAN YOU BEAT THE CHALLENGE? Preview 04:44 The Four Genres of Creative Writing 01:41 What is Fiction? 07:17 What is Drama? 07:24 What is Poetry? 04:29 What is Creative Non-Fiction? 04:01 The Writing Process - Pre-Writing Strategies 08:42 The Writing Process - Finding Your Voice/Discovering Diction Preview 04:40 The Writing Process - All About the Ending - It's a Twist! 04:58 The 30 Day Challenge! 31 lectures • 1hr 40min Day 1 - Curiosity Killed the Cat 04:43 Day 2 - The Culture of Conformity Preview 03:42 Day 3 - We Got the Beat 02:18 Day 4 - Can You Keep a Secret? 04:03 Day 5 (Part 1) - The 4 Types of Conversations 05:14 Day 5 (Part 2) - Discourse, Dialogue, Debate or Diatribe? 01:50 Day 6 - Inspiring Inspiration 04:58 Day 7 - Feels Like the First Time 02:51 Day 8 - There's no Freedom without Justice 04:04 Day 9 - Taking them Down a Dark Alley 03:44 Day 10 - You Know What Opinions are Like... 02:58 Day 11 - Reaching the Final Stage 03:44 Day 12 - Opposites Attract (and Repel!) 03:33 Day 13 - The Current State of Affairs 02:32 Day 14 - Do I Creep You Out? 04:16 Day 15 - Bottom's Up! 03:12 Day 16 - Courage - The Subtle Art of Being the Only One Who Knows You're Scared 02:46 Day 17 - Opening up the Floodgates 02:51 Day 18 - Having the Last Laugh Preview 02:58 Day 19 - Getting Away With Murder (for starters...) 02:19 Day 20 - Imitation IS a Form of Flattery 02:45 Day 21 - Talk About the Passion 03:15 Day 22 - An Epic Journey 03:24 Day 23 - Not Quite Cast Away 03:19 Day 24 - Beauty is Truth, Truth... Beauty 03:06 Day 25 - The Perfect Way to Start Your Day 02:17 Day 26 - Time for a Chat (or Comment or Trolling) 02:48 Day 27 - Take it or Leaf It 02:28 Day 28 - The Possible Dream Preview 02:27 Day 29 - More Human than Human 02:48 Day 30 - Ascend to the Greatest Heights 02:42 Conclusion 2 lectures • 7min YOU DID IT! 02:06 YOUR REWARD! - Want to Go for Another Round? Here's a 2nd 30-Days and More! 04:48 Instructor Trace Crawford Instructor / Writer / Teacher for over 20 years 4.5 Instructor Rating 2,252 Reviews 14,534 Students 7 Courses Thank you for checking out my course! Here are a few facts about me... ~ I have been teaching writing and theatre in both public and private schools since 1997. ~ Several of my own works are published (plays and non-fiction). ~ There have been well over 100 productions of my stage plays on six continents (Antarctica remains elusive) as well as multiple film adaptations. ~ My book Absolutely Everything** You Need to Know About Teaching and Performing Improv is available on Amazon. ~ My horror-comedy Screenplay Dead (Re)Tired has received honors from 25 different film festivals and screenplay competitions including the Nashville Film Festival. ~ I have run an improv festival for secondary students since 1999. ~ I am a member of the Dramatists Guild. Education: ~ I hold two BFA degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University ~ I earned my Masters of Education in Learning and Technology from Western Governors University ~ I am certified to teach English, speech, and theatre 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 ? 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  8. Discover, perfect, and share your own writer's voice. Do YOU have what it takes? Requirements The desire to improve your creative writing output and a willingness to write! Description Do YOU have what it takes to beat the 30 Day Creative Writing Challenge ? For the next 30 days I will be your creative writing personal trainer -- helping to ensure that you make it all the way to the finish line. Whether you are just starting out or are a veteran writer looking for a little inspiration and reinvigoration, you will be so happy that you decided to take on the challenge. By the end of this writer’s intensive, you will have completed a portfolio of 30 unique pieces of creative writing . Additionally, every project has been designed so that you can complete the 30 Day Challenge writing in any style or genre that interests you - be that fiction, non-fiction, drama, or poetry. Do you have what it takes to beat the challenge and take your writer's output to places you never thought possible ? Welcome to what could be the most helpful 30 day writer's intensive of your life. Course Overview: Each day of the challenge will feature a targeted writing project - one that you can choose to complete in whatever style of writing suits your personal writing goals. Once you have been at it for a bit, we’ll then also add an additional layer to some of the projects -- giving you the opportunity to target the specific writing techniques, literary devices and special skills that you need to be able to discover, perfect and share your unique writer’s voice and help you to progress toward your goal of becoming a successful and confident writer . Science will tell you that developing a new habit is hard. But anyone can jumpstart a new pattern of behavior in just 30 days. Even better, when you complete the 30 Day Challenge - I’ll give you a special bonus with over 30 more writing projects for you to complete on your own - not coincidentally the exact number of daily projects necessary (according to science) to develop a lifelong habit. The Course Includes: 43 Video Lessons, including: A brief look at all four genres of creative writing Specific writing tips and strategies for success 30 Days worth of motivation mini-lessons and writer's prompts designed to get you excited about your writing! A special incentive when you complete the challenge - all the materials needed to go for a SECOND 30 Days (and MORE)! - OVER double the content - ALL INCLUDED! 94 Graphics, notes, assignment sheets, or outside resources are provided throughout the course Over 2 1/2 hours of video lessons Course Goals: Through taking this course, you will develop and perfect your personal writer's voice as you: increase your writer's output, creating a portfolio of 30 new pieces of creative writing become familiar with the four genres of creative writing apply writing techniques for success examine a variety of writing concepts to apply to your own writing develop and nurture the personal discipline you desire to have and apply it to your own writing projects Get ready to start the most important 30 days of your life as a writer! Who this course is for: Anyone looking to develop and give power to their UNIQUE writer's voice Show more Show less Featured review Jennifer Blake 21 courses 9 reviews Rating: 5.0 out of 5 a year ago I just want to take a moment to thank the teacher of this course. Trace was very encouraging and helpful throughout the whole process. I'm so happy that I stuck with this challenge and plan on continuing with the bonus content! I would highly recommend any writing course by Trace. He reiterates the importance of daily writing, and just sticking with it. Show more Show less Course content 3 sections • 43 lectures • 2h 39m total length Expand all sections Introduction 10 lectures • 52min Introduction - How This Course Works! Preview 04:17 Write EVERY Day - CAN YOU BEAT THE CHALLENGE? Preview 04:44 The Four Genres of Creative Writing 01:41 What is Fiction? 07:17 What is Drama? 07:24 What is Poetry? 04:29 What is Creative Non-Fiction? 04:01 The Writing Process - Pre-Writing Strategies 08:42 The Writing Process - Finding Your Voice/Discovering Diction Preview 04:40 The Writing Process - All About the Ending - It's a Twist! 04:58 The 30 Day Challenge! 31 lectures • 1hr 40min Day 1 - Curiosity Killed the Cat 04:43 Day 2 - The Culture of Conformity Preview 03:42 Day 3 - We Got the Beat 02:18 Day 4 - Can You Keep a Secret? 04:03 Day 5 (Part 1) - The 4 Types of Conversations 05:14 Day 5 (Part 2) - Discourse, Dialogue, Debate or Diatribe? 01:50 Day 6 - Inspiring Inspiration 04:58 Day 7 - Feels Like the First Time 02:51 Day 8 - There's no Freedom without Justice 04:04 Day 9 - Taking them Down a Dark Alley 03:44 Day 10 - You Know What Opinions are Like... 02:58 Day 11 - Reaching the Final Stage 03:44 Day 12 - Opposites Attract (and Repel!) 03:33 Day 13 - The Current State of Affairs 02:32 Day 14 - Do I Creep You Out? 04:16 Day 15 - Bottom's Up! 03:12 Day 16 - Courage - The Subtle Art of Being the Only One Who Knows You're Scared 02:46 Day 17 - Opening up the Floodgates 02:51 Day 18 - Having the Last Laugh Preview 02:58 Day 19 - Getting Away With Murder (for starters...) 02:19 Day 20 - Imitation IS a Form of Flattery 02:45 Day 21 - Talk About the Passion 03:15 Day 22 - An Epic Journey 03: