It is my pleasure to write you to say that I was extremely impressed with the job Junse did in teaching the Intro to Fiction Writing class. He was excellent! Organized, attentive, focused, and craft-oriented. . . What he taught was a tangible, measurable skill, defining and using language that was specific and understandable–as an example, his focus on the difference between “taste” and looking at utilizing craft.
I have watched many a teacher be amorphous and ambiguous in their language and direction to students, and then I’ve watched as students squint their eyes, tilt their heads, trying to discern what the hell the teacher is talking about or expecting. There was none of that with Junse. His class was a treat and I learned a ton, including naming things I have been contemplating in my writing for years–this new language and knowledge is something I will use.
He’s a good one!
Hi, Jane. I just wanted to pass along that Junse Kim is one of the most organized teachers I have ever experienced. Also, both his teaching style and personal gestalt nothing shy of pure grace. It was a great Intro to Fiction class!! Just thought I’d let you know.
I just wanted to tell you that the “Intro to Fiction“ course I took with Junse Kim was one of the best writing classes I’ve ever taken. Junse is a very capable teacher – he made the class interesting and inspiring, and I especially liked the way he used other narrative forms (comic books, movies, songs) to teach us about the writing process.
Just wanted to let you know – thanks!
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