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, 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
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.
Writing the Novel I Workshop
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
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.
Beyond the Writer’s Closet: Progenitor
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: arapahoe.edu/progenitor for details. Contact Kathryn Winograd at firstname.lastname@example.org. *No class March 17/19.
Tue/Thu, Jan 20-May 7, 4-5:15 p.m.* Littleton Campus
WRIT 2002W01-80789 $299
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.
Section Numbers Chart:
- W01 Jan 21
- W02 Feb 18
- W03 Mar 18
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|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|
|Travel Writing||ONLI 1118||$119|
|Write Your Life Story||ONLI 1115||$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|
|The Keys to Effective Editing||ONLI 1112||$119|
|Write Like a Pro||ONLI 1119||$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|