Essentials of Creative Writing
Have you been actively working on a manuscript in creative nonfiction, long fiction, short story, children’s literature or screenwriting? Or is it still an idea that longs for expression?Learn the fundamentals of creative writing while working on your own short story, novel, non-fiction, children’s literature or screenwriting. Get guidance from a published writer, creativity coach and teacher in a supportive atmosphere.
Tue, Apr 9-June 11, 6-9 p.m. Littleton Campus
WRIT 1010S01-80895 $199, $7 material fee to instructor
Write Now! Beginning Creative Writing
Got a desire to write? Learn the fundamentals of creative writing while working on your own short story, novel, non-fiction, children’s literature or screenwriting in this supportive environment.
Tue, June 11-July 2, 6-9 p.m. Littleton Campus
WRIT 1010M01-59006 $149, $7 material fee to instructor
It’s fundamentally human. We tell stories to ourselves and friends as a way of making sense of our experience in the world. But some people are compelled to go beyond this; they simply cannot avoid writing, and making fiction becomes a way of telling stories on a larger stage. If you’re one of those people, join this intensive exploration of the techniques and craft of fiction writing. This workshop focuses on critical discussion of your creative work as you seek to learn how to run a live wire into your fiction and electrify the reader. Please register 10 days before the class starts.
Mon, Sep 9-Dec 9, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Littleton Campus
WRIT 1009F01-68009 $299, plus books from the ACC Bookstore
Kathryn WinogradWhat are the fifteen ways of being a poet? According to David Citino, they include poet as maker, as seer, as voyeur, and as one who blesses and curses. Join Denver Along the way, visit Aristotle’s “Affective Theory of Art”, John Keats’ concept of negative capability, and Stanley Kunitz’s wonderful musings on becoming a friendly host to your subconscious. It’s a journey through language and the poetic arts you don’t want to miss.
Thu, Aug 22-Dec 5, 5:30-7:45 p.m. Littleton Campus
WRIT 1011F01-68456 $299, plus book
Work at your own pace and still get help! Try an online writing class.Great information for a great value!
Writing Young Adult Fiction ONLI 1100 $119
Writing for Children ONLI 1113 $119
The Craft of Magazine Writing ONLI 1061 $119
Mystery Writing ONLI 1114 $119
Introduction to Screenwriting ONLI 1191 $119
Breaking into Sitcom Writing ONLI 1194 $119
Travel Writing ONLI 1118 $119
Write Your Life Story ONLI 1115 $119
Writing and Selling Self-Help Books ONLI 2205 $119
Write and Publish Your Nonfiction Book ONLI 1029 $119
Writing Essentials ONLI 1055 $119
Grammar Refresher ONLI 1060 $119
Writeriffic: Creativity Training For Writers ONLI 1062 $119
Research Methods for Writers ONLI 1065 $119
Fundamentals of Technical Writing ONLI 1066 $119
Introduction to Journaling ONLI 1097 $119
Beginning Writer’s Workshop ONLI 1110 $119
Writeriffic 2: Advance Creative Training for Writers ONLI 1111 $119
The Keys to Effective Editing ONLI 1112 $119
Write Like a Pro ONLI 1119 $119
Writer’s Guide to DescriptiveSettings ONLI 1120 $119
Advanced Fiction Writing ONLI 1176 $119
Beginner’s Guide to Getting Published ONLI 1116 $119
Introduction to Internet Writing Markets ONLI 1122 $119
Publish and Sell Your e-books ONLI 1202 $119
Get Published Now! Nuts and Bolts, Tricks and Tips
Learn from a best-selling author how you can get published and make money. Discuss:
Wed, June 12-26, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Littleton Campus
WRIT 2008M01-59007 $99
Publishing Your Writing
Get published! Target audiences, prepare manuscripts for publication and contests and submit writing. Write a cover letter, query letter, personal biography and book proposal. Design and assess a book or a collection, perform a competitive title analysis, and prepare a marketing plan. Discuss submission guidelines, copyright, authors’ rights, and industry trends.
Tue, Aug 20-Dec 3, 5:30-8:15 p.m. Littleton Campus
WRIT 2003 F01 $299, plus books