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Basic Writing: Building Confidence Through EASY (and FUN!) Writing Exercises

Dive into writing with fun exercises! Boost your confidence and embrace your unique voice with easy writing activities like cartoon strips, poetry, anecdotes, personal ads, recipes, and more! Perfect for struggling writers or those who just want to have fun brushing-up their creative writing skills!
  • Last updated Apr 08, 2024
  • English (United States)

What you'll learn

Embark on a journey of self-expression and creativity with Basic Writing: Building Confidence Through Easy Writing Exercises. This dynamic course, Part One of the Essay Apprentice Writing System, is designed to boost the confidence of new writers, hesitant or struggling writers, English Language Learners, and anyone looking to have a little fun with writing.

*Available as a FREE COURSE for a LIMITED TIME*

Through a series of engaging, creative writing lessons and activities, students are invited to explore the joys of writing and discover their unique voice in a supportive and encouraging environment.

What This Course Offers:

  • A Focus on Purpose in Writing: Delve into the three pillars of writing - to Entertain, to Inform, and to Persuade - with activities that make learning these concepts not just educational, but genuinely enjoyable.
  • Creative Writing Activities: Engage in 10 specially designed creative writing lessons and exercises that encourage you to use your imagination, including:
    • Crafting engaging Cartoon Strips
    • Writing captivating Horoscopes
    • Sharing memorable Anecdotes
    • Expressing yourself through Poetry
    • Creating a unique "Recipe of Me"
    • Conveying information through Quick Messages and Notes
    • Composing Formal Letters with impact
    • Persuading through Personal and Magazine Advertisements
  • Embrace Your Own Voice: Students are encouraged to use their own language, including slang, jargon, and personal expressions, fostering a sense of ownership and authenticity in their writing.
  • Build Writing Confidence: By creating a safe space for experimentation and self-expression, this course aims to build confidence in students' writing abilities, encouraging them to embrace and develop their writing style.

Who It's For:

  • Beginners writers looking for an approachable introduction to writing
  • Hesitant and struggling writers seeking to build confidence
  • English Language Learners aiming to enhance their writing skills in a creative context
  • Teachers and educators in search of engaging pre-essay writing activities
  • Anyone interested in exploring creative writing for personal or academic growth

Course Features:

  • Interactive Lessons and Exercises: From the whimsical to the practical, our activities are designed to spark creativity and joy in writing.
  • Teacher Notes & Sample Agenda: Educators are provided with comprehensive notes and a sample agenda to seamlessly integrate these activities into their curriculum.

Basic Writing: Building Confidence Through Easy Writing Exercises isn't just a course—it's an adventure into the world of writing that promises growth, discovery, and a lot of fun. Perfect for individuals and classrooms alike, this course will leave you with a newfound appreciation for writing and the confidence to express your ideas freely and creatively.

Start your journey to becoming a more confident, creative, and skilled writer!

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This section is an introduction to the course, which is Part One of the Essay Apprentice Writing System.

A brief journal/writing assignment to connect with your beliefs and experiences as a writer.

An introduction to the three different purposes of writing: to entertain, to inform, and to persuade.

A final course wrap-up and acknowledgment for completion, with an invitation to take the next course in the program.


Students should have a basic or better understanding of the English language. All videos, handouts, and activities are in Standard American English.


Founder and President of educational publishing and training company Simply Novel, Kristen is a former high school English teacher with a Master's Degree in Education. Since 2005, Kristen has been committed to offering quality educational materials, coaching, and support to educational professionals to help them thrive in their classroom and extended educational communities.

She is also the COO of Life Design Education, a certified transformational trainer, and the author of Because I Say So: Live Your Life With Clarity and Courage, available here on The Great Discovery, and also on Amazon, Kindle, and Audible.

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Basic Writing: Building Confidence Through EASY (and FUN!) Writing Exercises
  • Learners14
  • Sections7
  • Lessons29
  • Skill LevelBasic
  • Language English (United States)
  • Certificate No
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