Writing Children’s Books
Michael and Caroline Carroll
Dust off that story or idea you’ve been working on and bring it to the workshop for positive critique and polish. Come explore the adventure of writing and illustrating children’s books, from finding the right publisher to writing a good proposal. Receive a wide range of handouts! Check out Mike's website to see his work.
Sat, Aug 16, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Littleton Campus
WRIT 1002M02-59226 $139
*Learn to illustrate children’s books. See the Drawing, Painting, and More section of this schedule.
Fiction Writing How To Be Successful
Write the best story you know. Then write it again, from a different point of view. Study how varying points of view and perspectives have the power to frame narrative for different effects. Revise to provide the best opportunity for reframing the original work in a new and more successful way. Sample stories with participant narrators, observer narrators, letter narration, diary narration, multiple first-person narration, stream-of-consciousness and many other approaches. No class November 25.
Tue, Sept 2-Dec 2, 5:30-8:15 p.m., 14 wks, Littleton Campus
WRIT 2008F01-69141 $299, plus book
Essentials of Creative Writing
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.
Wed, Sept 24-Nov 26, 6-9 p.m., 10 wks Littleton Campus
WRIT 1010F01-68552 $199, $7 material fee to instructor
Intermediate Creative Writing: Take Your Writing to the Next Level
One day workshop suitable for writers who understand the basics of writing and are actively writing. It is also an appropriate follow-up to the Essentials of Creative Writing taught by Patricia Jackson. Class includes instruction by a published and experienced writing instructor, actual writing time and supportive critique. Do not bring previously written works. One hour lunch break included.
Sat, Dec 6, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Littleton Campus
WRIT 1009F01-68009 $99, $7 material fee to instructor
This one-day workshop will allow you to develop a manuscript you are currently working on and receive feedback from peers. Workshop includes basic writing instruction by a published and experienced writing instructor, time to improve your piece and feedback. Please bring a manuscript in progress or completed manuscript of no more than 1000 words along with 8 copies to share.
Sat, Oct 25, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Littleton Campus
WRIT 1012F01-69142 $59, $7 material fee to instructor
Publishing Your Writing
Learn the ins and outs of publication through visiting editors and agents. Prepare your manuscripts for publication and contests and get feedback before you send them out. Make a marketing plan to get your work noticed. *No class Nov 26.
Wed, Aug 20-Dec 3*, 5:30-8:15 p.m., 15 wks Littleton Campus
WRIT 2003F01-68889 $299, plus books from the ACC Bookstore
Get Published Now! Nuts and Bolts, Tricks and Tips
Learn from a best-selling author how you can get published and make money. Discuss tips for ebook publication, formatting a book, Kindle Direct Publishing, Barnes & Noble, ISBN and copyright issues, find an artist, use social media and so much more!
Wed, Oct 29-Nov 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 4 wks Littleton Campus
WRIT 1021F01-68918 $89
Poetry Writing 101
Call forth both the poet and the reader within all of us. The primary focus will be on your own poetry as we explore the elements of formal, free, and experimental poetry. Each week, workshop members will be expected to contribute original poems, critique the poetry of their classmates, to read and discuss the work of past and present poets, and to participate in in class writing exercises. Students must attend at least one Writers’ Studio event during the semester. Books: The Practice of Poetry: Writing Exercises from Poets Who Teach edited by Robin Behn, and 250 Poems: A Portable Anthology 3rd edition Peter Schakel. Online Readings will be available on D2L.* No class Nov 24.
Mon, Aug 18-Dec 8, 5:30-8:15 p.m., 16 wks, Littleton Campus
WRIT 2011F01-69143 $299, plus book
How to be a Travel Writer: The Easy Way
Stay in the best hotels, eat the finest foods, and experience VIP treatment - all for free! Learn inside information as a travel writer in this fast-track career. Use the Internet to explore free trips. Find the best sites for writers. Build a media contact list, obtain assignments, approach airlines for free airfare, conduct interviews, create a portfolio, take photos that sell, and more. *$25 optional book fee.
Wed, July 2, 7-9 p.m. Littleton Campus
TRVL 1008M01-58065 $49
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Section Numbers Chart:
- M03 Aug 20
- F01 Sept 17
- F02 Oct 15
- F03 Nov 19
- F04 Dec 17
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