“Whoever you are -– a student, a teacher, or just a film addict who wants to move forward and explore the enigmatic world of cinema at a new, professional level, -- Betty Jo Tucker’s course on writing is the right place for you to be. Think about it: you’re given six marvelous sessions that are meant to orient you step by step in the expanding cosmos of cinema by providing you with the most valuable technique, knowledge and advices one can only dream of. Metaphorically speaking, each session is your step forward toward a creation of your own world in which you, its spirit, soul, and creator, are going to thrive and develop in the direction your intellect and taste suggest.”
“This course is definitely going to enrich you both professionally and humanly. It will teach you a lot of secrets of craftsmanship; to use them successfully you, however, should develop your voice and reveal your unique ‘fingerprint.’ Betty Jo Tucker’s course is designed for boosting and stimulating your creativity, though not without your dedication and a deep, passionate involvement.”
Zubarev is a literary critic, writer and film director who also teaches at the University of Pennsylvania. To read her entire letter and to find out more about “The Reel Deal” writing course, click on the Long Story Short School of Writing link below.