CWN was created by writing teachers as a free service to provide a supportive and friendly place for authors and poets at all stages in their writing lives. Free Fiction Writing Course: In case you ever worry that it's too late to achieve your writing dreams, consider these examples:
The What-if Question Genie This is my newest interactive page! My genie will conjure up crazy What-If questions to inspire your stories. All ages will enjoy the off-the-wall ideas! And you get to be the chef. Just pick your hero, place and bad guy -- and see the story I've started for you to finish.
There are nearly 50 of them! Each story has a drawing I've done for it and all can be printed out. I've received many story-endings from fifth grade students!
Mugshots Mugshots are a great way to think through a character before starting your story. On this webpage, pick a face you like and click through to a simple form that will help you make a great main character!
You can print out the forms to use in class. KidTales In schools, I've drawn more than line drawings to go with stories I've brainstormed with students.
On the webpage I call KidTalesyou can use some of those drawings to start your own story -- then click to see what the original kid-made story was!
Weird Headline Maker Do you want a great story starter? How about over million of them? Try my Weird Headline Makerwhich will create random headlines for you.
All you need to do, then, is imagine what story might have made the headline! The headlines are always crazy and many will make you laugh. Here's a page of short videos showing me drawing in front of live audiences! A collection of essays explaining my creative approach to getting kids to enjoy writing.
Looking for creative writing lessons for your classroom? Here's my latest collection of original lessons --Sparks Year Two.
A companion piece to Year One!
Adaptable for grades More Creative Writing Classes Story Structure. Course description: This course will show you how to develop story plots and how to structure the beginning, middle, and ending of a story or novel.
At the end of the course, you'll create a detailed story plan that you can use for your own fiction writing. 6. Creative Writing Now – Endless Story Ideas. Creative Writing Now offers Endless Story Ideas, a free online writing course.
The entire goal of this course is to come up with good ideas. You will receive 3 emails over 3 days. Idrees Patel is a Bachelor of Management Studies graduate, and is located in India. His goal for Writers’ Treasure to make it a resource which provides in-depth and effective writing advice for writers.
Looking for fun fiction writing prompts to exercise your creative muscle? Here is a massive collection of 63 entertaining prompts. Attention! Not your run-of-the-mill creative writing prompts.
Creative writing exercises for fantasy, romance, horror, sci fi, short story, etc Download them all in one neat, free PDF. The Best Free Online Writing Courses for Creative Writers, Fiction, and Nonfiction.
we’ve rounded up some of the best free online writing courses out there, regardless of your focus: creative writing, a self-paced introduction to creative writing.
The class walks you through the basics of becoming a dedicated creative writer. Online Creative Writing Courses, Ideas, and Inspiration Welcome to CWN, where you'll find creative writing courses, ideas, and inspiration. CWN was created by writing teachers as a free service to provide a supportive and friendly place for authors and poets at all stages in their writing lives.