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Essentials of Creative Writing

Patricia Jackson
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, Jan 21-Mar 25, 6-9 p.m., 10 wks          Littleton Campus
WRIT 1010W01-80185                 $199, $7 material fee to instructor

Creative Writing II: Advanced Creative Writing

Kathryn Winograd
Write toward publication: contests and calls for submissions. Give each other manuscript feedback through hands-on workshops. Explore prose and poetry, and the multiple cross-overs that exist between genres.  You will ultimately choose a particular writing project to concentrate on. Get help creating a portfolio of your best work. *No class March 16-22.

Wed, Jan 21-May 6, 5:30-8:15 p.m. p.m.*      Littleton Campus
WRIT 2005W01-81129                                   $299, plus book

Writing the Novel I Workshop

Annie Dawid
Writing a novel—a beguiling, exciting, and elusive goal that drives the narrative writer to the furthest reach of his or her potential. Whether you’ve always dreamed of tackling this challenge or are just curious about exploring the novel form, this course provides structure and coaching in how to build narrative arc and develop a literary novel, produce a chapter chart, character sketches, and novel chapters. *No class March 16-22.

Tue, Jan 20-May 5, 5:30-8:15 p.m., 15 wks.*          Littleton Campus
WRIT 2006W01-81743                                                    $299


Creative Non-Fiction

Considered the “fourth” genre, Creative Nonfiction is the journey of the “I” and the “eye” through essay and memoir. Learn how the elements of journalism, fiction and poetry can enrich your nonfiction writing. Work on the personal essay, memoir, personal reportage and the lyric essay through readings, exercises and peer workshops. Explore the publishing venues that invite this work. *No class March 16-22.

Mon, Jan 26-May 11, 5:30-8:15 p.m.*      Littleton Campus closed
WRIT 2001W01-80788                                 $299, plus books


Beyond the Writer’s Closet: Progenitor

Kathryn Winograd

Learn the world of publishing from both sides of the desk. Become an editor/ staff member for ACCs Progenitor Art & Literary Journal and create a literary journal, online and print, from the ground up. Work with submissions, design, layout, editing and proofing, author and artist communications, marketing and distribution of Progenitor. Class culminates with a release party and contributor reading.  Progenitor is both a student and national publication.  ACC welcomes literary and art-minded people of all skills and experience to join our staff. Check out our website: for details. Contact Kathryn Winograd at *No class March 17/19.

Tue/Thu, Jan 20-May 7, 4-5:15 p.m.*       Littleton Campus
WRIT 2002W01-80789                                      $299


E-Books Simplified

Gail Nelson
Are you looking for a paperless way to publish your writing or manuscript? An e-book may be the solution! Learn how to make your writing available for the Kindle, Nook, and iPad. Plus you will find out the answers to these often-asked questions: How long does it take? How much will it cost? What should I charge for my e-book? Various formats and distribution outlets will be discussed. Each participant will receive handouts and a free e-book.

Tue, Feb 10, 6:30-9:30 p.m.               Littleton Campus
WRIT2013W01-81725        $69, $5 material fee to instructor


Fun! Fast! Convenient! Great Content! Get a Certificate! All these courses are conducted online. Click on the class links below or visit our online section to see how easy and fun online learning can be.

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  • W01  Jan 21
  • W02  Feb 18
  • W03  Mar 18

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Writing Young Adult Fiction ONLI 1100$119
Writing for ChildrenONLI 1113$119
The Craft of Magazine Writing ONLI 1061$119
Mystery WritingONLI 1114$119
Introduction to ScreenwritingONLI 1191$119
Travel WritingONLI 1118$119
Write Your Life StoryONLI 1115$119
Write and Publish Your Nonfiction BookONLI 1029$119
Writing EssentialsONLI 1055$119
Grammar RefresherONLI 1060$119
Writeriffic: Creativity Training For WritersONLI 1062$119
Research Methods for WritersONLI 1065$119
Fundamentals of Technical WritingONLI 1066$119
Introduction to Journaling ONLI 1097$119
Beginning Writer’s WorkshopONLI 1110$119
The Keys to Effective EditingONLI 1112$119
Write Like a ProONLI 1119$119
Advanced Fiction Writing ONLI 1176$119
Beginner’s Guide to Getting Published ONLI 1116$119
Introduction to Internet Writing MarketsONLI 1122$119
Publish and Sell Your E-booksONLI 1202$119