A quick fyi: After announcing last Friday that Martin Scorsese will be teaching an online course on filmmaking, MasterClass made it known today that Judy Blume will be presenting on an online course on Writing. In 15 +lessons, the beloved author of Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret and Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing will show you "how to develop vibrant characters and hook your readers." You can learn a little more from the trailer above. Though the course ($90) won't be ready until early 2018, you can pre-enroll now and eventually get early access to the class.
Other MasterClass courses worth exploring include:
- Herbie Hancock on Jazz
- Garry Kasparov on Chess
- Dr. Jane Goodall on the Environment
- David Mamet on Dramatic Writing
- Steve Martin on Comedy
- Aaron Sorkin on Screenwriting
- Gordon Ramsay on Cooking
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