CCAC
Friday, December 9, 2022
Topics > Writing


Beginning Writer's Workshop
$139.00 (6 sections available)
Like a true writing workshop, you will learn literary techniques, peer review a classmate's work, and receive constructive criticism on your work. In addition, you will learn how to move your work from the prewriting stage to editing and final revision. You will also learn how to use literary devices, meaningful dialogue, and imagery in your different drafts. By the end of this online workshop, you will have a thoroughly developed creative writing piece. You might even be ready for publication!

Creative Writing
$95.00 (1 section available)
Students will develop and hone their creative writing skills in this class. Both beginners and advanced writers are welcome. Topics include memoirs, poetry, essays, short stories and novels. Individual development will be stressed and workshops will be used to encourage class participation.

Creative Writing for the Beginner
$95.00 (1 section available)
This course will introduce new and aspiring writers to the world of creative writing. Students will learn the basic elements for writing poetry, creative nonfiction, and fiction in a nurturing and challenging environment. Students will read traditional and contemporary literature that illustrates basic writing techniques and have the opportunity to write during class and/or bring in samples of their writing. There is no prior writing experience required for this class.

How to Write for Magazines and Other Publications
$39.00 (1 section available)
If you ever wanted to write for local, regional, or national publications, this course will teach you how to pitch your ideas and get published. Students will learn how to find story ideas, target appropriate publications, write query letters and write a great article. We'll discuss current trends in publishing, realistic payment expectations, and tips on how and where to get started.

Introduction to Journaling
$139.00 (6 sections available)
Discover how journaling can help you learn more about yourself, explore your dreams, values, and beliefs, improve your health, survive unwanted change, succeed in your career, and express your creativity.

Introduction to Screenwriting
$139.00 (6 sections available)
Learn everything you need to know to write a great script, from structure, character creation, and dialogue to marketing and selling your screenplay.

Mystery Writing
$139.00 (6 sections available)
Discover the three-act story structure and show you how to propel the action forward to a climax. You will discover the between story and plot and get a chance to experiment with viewpoints to see which one works best with your mystery. You will discover special techniques that apply to mysteries, including crime scene description, MacGuffins, and the use of red herrings to misdirect your readers and create suspense. Following each lesson, you will get to practice on your own story.

Romance Writing
$139.00 (6 sections available)
Whether you're a new or experienced writer, this course will teach you the skills you need to write a romance novel that will make readers swoon.

Sci-Fi Fantasy Writing Novel
$39.00 (1 section available)
Delve into the world of Sci-Fi Fantasy. Bring your ideas and your enthusiasm. You'll develop your characters, plot your novel, and create powerful word building. Join us!

Travel Writing
$139.00 (6 sections available)
Profit from your experiences in exotic lands (or your own backyard) by learning how to write and sell travel articles and books.

Write and Publish Your Nonfiction Book
$139.00 (6 sections available)
Whether you dream of becoming a full-time author, writing books to advance your career, or penning your memoir or family history, this fun and information-packed course will teach you how to plan, research, write, edit, and publish your masterpiece.

Your Novel From Start to Finish
$39.00 (2 sections available)
Want to hone your story creation process and increase productivity? Interested in writing a novel but have no idea where to begin? Learn how to plan your story, develop intriguing characters, build amazing worlds, create twisty plots, rewrite smart, edit accurately, and prepare your work for submission.

 
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