2017-01/23 Writing for Children with Marcie Colleen

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Writing for Children Ever think you might want to write for children but don’t know where to start? Whether you desire to write a quiet bedtime story like Goodnight, Moon or a thrilling young adult epic like The Hunger Games, this 10-week class is for you. Join us on a journey to explore all literature for ages 0-19. This comprehensive course will cover everything you need to know to start on your own kidlit path, with a heavy focus on craft. You will learn: The...

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2017-01/14 Kickstart Your Writing with These Seven Practices with Barbara Davenport

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The new year’s a great time to recommit to your writing and energize your work. In this three hour workshop you’ll learn  seven practices that will help you sweep out the cobwebs, break down the barriers and bring new focus and energy to your work. I’ve learned some of these practices from other writers, including Annie Dillard and Wei Tai, a 14th century Chinese poet; some I’ve developed in the course of my own writing and teaching. We’ll talk about each...

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2017-01/10 Creative Writing with David Coddon

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You’ll be writing both in class and at home, then receiving supportive, constructive feedback from your instructor and your fellow writers. At the same time, you’ll learn helpful fundamentals about crafting a story, creating vivid characters and establishing compelling narrative conflict that will open up your possibilities and, guaranteed, make you more excited than ever about telling the stories you want to tell. By course’s end you’ll either have a promising...

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2017-02/26 Breaking into Travel Writing with Maggie Espinosa

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Travel the world and get paid! Turn your writing skills into a travel career. Travel Journalist, Maggie Espinosa, will show you how to sell your vacation stories to a myriad publications. This class will teach you how to access editors, decipher editorial guidelines, compose a query, negotiate contracts, qualify for press trips, find unique story angles, delve into social media, become a published author, and much more. Award-winning travel journalist, Maggie Espinosa,...

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2017-01/15 Make Writing and Selling Your Book a Reality with Self Publishing with Maggie Espinosa

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Gone are the days of sending your book manuscript to myriad editors in hopes of getting published. In the 21st century actualizing your tome is easier than you imagine. Having written and self published two books, I learned the ins-and-outs of what it takes to bring your dream of being an author to fruition. I’ll teach you how to research the market for competition; choose the correct format; whether to use four color, two color, or black and white; photos vs. no...

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