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Creative Writing: Unlocking and Inspiring Ideas

A course by Natalia Méndez
Editor and teacher. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Joined December 2017
, Editor and teacher

Explore the different ways of telling a story and develop a writing habit through simple exercises

  • Best seller Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 99% positive reviews (252)
  • 6089 students

Explore the different ways of telling a story and develop a writing habit through simple exercises



Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 99% positive reviews (252)
  • 6089 students
  • 13 lessons (2h 16m)
  • 32 additional resources (10 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

Do you want to exercise your creativity through words? Together with the writer and teacher Natalia Méndez, you will discover tools, techniques and exercises that will help you generate all kinds of texts to create countless stories.

In this course you will carry out didactic exercises to give life to a series of original texts, acquiring the habit of writing every day. And if you want to expand your knowledge with Natalia, discover her first course: Narrative techniques for children's books.

What will you learn in this online course?

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Some ideas on creativity and how to put it in motion
  • U3
    U3. Hands on, or rather words in action
  • U4
    U4. After writing: correct and edit
  • FP
    FP Final project
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In the first unit you will get to know Natalia Méndez a little better, she will tell you about her work and her interests. He will also share with you some of the artists who influence him the most.

Next, you will delve into the concept of creative writing with topics such as: how inspiration works and how to keep it active. You will discover some methods to enhance your attention span and create motivating workspaces.

From that moment on, you will dive into the ocean of words, exploring different exercises. An ocean that can sometimes become a small pool when ideas are lacking, or a huge stormy sea, when we don't know what to do with so many.

Finally, you will concentrate on the correction and revision of the texts, to later choose one of them and share it as a fanzine or as an artist's book.

What is this course's project?

You will have the necessary tools to unlock your creativity when writing and as a result you will create a lot of texts and ideas from which to choose to share one as a text, fanzine or artist book.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Anyone interested in writing and creativity.

Requirements and materials

It is not necessary to have previous knowledge to take this course, just want to play with words and spend time practicing and exploring writing.

Regarding the materials, you must have a notebook, pencil and pens.


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6089 Students
252 Reviews
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Natalia Méndez

A course by Natalia Méndez

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Editor and teacher

Natalia Méndez has been working as a publisher of books for children and young people since 2002.
It has its own artisan publishing label, called "Dábale arroz", together with Eduardo Abel Giménez and a very small ceramic and mini-book business "A la zorra".

She obtained a scholarship as a researcher from the Internationale Jugendbibliothek in Munich and, in 2012, participated in the Frankfurt Fellowship program at the Frankfurt Book Fair. And in addition, he gives classes in the Publishing and Literature career (UBA), training for writers (Casa de Letras) and training for children's book publishers.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
  • U2

    Some ideas on creativity and how to put it in motion

    • What is creative writing?
    • How to focus your gaze
    • Three fundamental questions before starting
  • U3

    Hands on, or rather words in action

    • Write a world in four frames
    • Write every day
    • Write the dreams
    • Write visual poetry
    • What else can you write?
    • Write even more: proposals from an object
  • U4

    After writing: correct and edit

    • Selection and correction: editorial work
    • Craft Publishing Ideas
  • FP

    Final project

    • Creative Writing: Unlocking and Inspiring Ideas

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  • Learn at your own pace

    Enjoy learning from home without a set schedule and with an easy-to-follow method. You set your own pace.

  • Learn from the best professionals

    Learn valuable methods and techniques explained by top experts in the creative sector.

  • Meet expert teachers

    Each expert teaches what they do best, with clear guidelines, true passion, and professional insight in every lesson.

  • Certificates
    Plus

    If you're a Plus or PRO member, get a custom certificate signed by your teacher for every course. Share it on your portfolio, social media, or wherever you like.

  • Get front-row seats

    Videos of the highest quality, so you don't miss a single detail. With unlimited access, you can watch them as many times as you need to perfect your technique.

  • Share knowledge and ideas

    Ask questions, request feedback, or offer solutions. Share your learning experience with other students in the community who are as passionate about creativity as you are.

  • Connect with a global creative community

    The community is home to millions of people from around the world who are curious and passionate about exploring and expressing their creativity.

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Creative Writing: Unlocking and Inspiring Ideas. Writing course by Natalia Méndez Best seller

Creative Writing: Unlocking and Inspiring Ideas

A course by Natalia Méndez
Editor and teacher. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Joined December 2017
  • 99% positive reviews (252)
  • 6089 students