World Scholars Academy offers elite creative writing summer courses for ages 15-18 designed and taught by world-leading professional scholars. Whether you are already set on a career as a best-selling author or simply wish to expand your literary horizons and abilities, the Creative Writing Academy will provide you with essential insights on how to excel as a written communicator.
**Summer 2023 Enrollment Still Open!**
World Scholars Academy courses are taught by world-elite instructors from top universities, hand-selected for their intellectual leadership and ability to transmit high-level insights to their students. On our programs you'll work both one-on-one with your instructor and in a select group of other academically-ambitious peers from around the world. Our summer courses introduce students to what it is like to undertake advanced study in leading disciplines, while providing the correct foundations and learning mindsets to attain the highest levels of academic and professional success.
Creative Writing Academy is available for ages 15-18 (or with instructor permision), and is delivered virtually in (i) ten live and interactive online classes, and (ii) two one-on-one personalized academic tutorials led by your instructor.
Creative Writing Academy
Class 1: Intro to Creative Writing Careers
Class 2: Keys to Compelling Storytelling
Class 3: Great Literary Works
Class 4: Basic Plot Types
Class 5: Literary Genres
Class 6: World Building
Class 7: Character Development
Class 8: Constructing Dialogue
Class 9: Endings & Denouement
Class X: Writing Challenge
• Daily assignments
• Collaborative group work
• Individual academic feedback and guidance
• Take-home continuing study exercises and resources
• Letter of recommendation for school/university applications and work experience from your professor (upon satisfactory participation)
• Lifetime access to video recordings of each class for future review
• Complimentary admission to our Career Exploration Academy course
• Course completion certificate
Classes will last approximately two hours and will be delivered on weekdays. Please visit our website for additional course details and dates.
Meet Your Instructor
Jasmine Jones is a doctoral student in English at the University of Oxford and holder of the Clarendon and Bruce Mitchell Scholarship and a Masters degree in English (MPhil) from the same institution. She completed her BA in English with First Class Honours from University College London.
Jasmine is is currently a lecturer and tutor in English at the University of Oxford. She is classically trained in Medieval Latin, Old English, and Middle English, and was a recipient of the Abelian Scholar Prize (2020), the Early English Text Society Prize (2019), and the J.D. Thicke Prize for Classics (2016). Jasmine has been teaching and mentoring creative writing and English literature students at high school, undergraduate, and postgraduate levels for over 10 years.
World Scholars Academy welcomes ambitious and inquisitive students from around the world. Placements on our summer programs are capped and we recommend early enrollment for the best chance of success.
Creative Writing Summer Program Costs:
Creative Writing Summer Program Dates:
Program dates vary. Please visit our website for details.