The Magic of Creative Writing is produced for pupils from the age of 13 and all the way up to university level. It is a new teaching method that is structured to provide a profound insight in the process of writing. The awareness of good writing as an art form goes back thousands of years. The Magic of Creative Writing is using similar educational elements that are applied by the American Universities' courses in Creative Writing and by the Maxim Gorky Institute's writing school in Moscow.
Basic Course is intended for children at school from the age of 13 up to university level. The little younger pupils could also profit by using certain sections of the education.
Advanced Course that offers the basic course as well as a more extensive knowledge of writing techniques for use in colleges or universities and by aspiring writers.
The pupils work individually through the interactive writing course on the computer. The teacher is an instructor, partner for discussion, critic, and advisor during the course of the work. The teachings of the Magic of Creative Writing will not be out of date since the teachings go back for thousands of years. The Magic of Creative Writing's educational materials is very cost-effective, because it can be used by all age groups from the age of thirteen and then for a number of years. Furthermore, educational materials on CD-ROM has a higher durability than books.
When you learn how to create real life images based on your own perception of the world, instead of using meaningless adjectives, adverbs and stereotyped phrases for the descriptions in your story - then you are well on your way of finding your own language and narrative style. If your aim is to become a good storyteller, it is the only possible way forward.
One of the secrets in the art of writing is to learn to create images. The creation of images gives the reader a clear picture.The creation of images evokes lifelike pictures within the mind.
The creation of images is what makes the difference between the insignificant and vague stereotyped text and the intriguing text with clear images.
The inferior writer would write
She got terribly angry
The skilled storyteller would write
She punched her clenched fist into the churchyard wall over and over again, stopping herself only when the blood formed a peace sign on the granite.
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