ESP Biography


Major: Brain and Cognitive Sciences

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2012

Picture of Jessica Wooton

Brief Biographical Sketch:

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Past Classes

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H9472: But I'm a Real Boy!: Character and World-Building for Sci-fi and Fantasy in HSSP Summer 2015 (Jul. 12, 2015)
This class focuses on building characters and worlds that explore sci-fi and fantasy settings. For characters, we'll go over: dialogue, backstory, personality, diversity, archetypes, cliches and tropes. For world building we'll discuss topics such as: magic systems, integrating "fake science," caste systems, hierarchies, and World-Building Guides to keep track of important world details.

A9195: Fiction Writing and Workshop in HSSP Spring 2015 (Feb. 21, 2015)
Do you have a story you're stuck on? A piece of work you want to receive feedback on? A bit of motivation to keep writing? This course will provide a short lecture on topics including plot structure, pacing, dialogue, imagery, use of theme, how to start a story and how to end a story. After the lecture, each student will have the opportunity to workshop a piece of completed fiction with the class.