CCAC
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Topics > Writing


Breakthrough Writing-Your First Novel
$99.00 (1 section available)
Students will learn how to start a novel (or if applicable, finish one), and to revise and self-edit with clarity and honesty. But, most importantly, students will learn to unfurl the story in their head and put it on paper in a cohesive way. Topics include developing plot, characters, conflict and pacing. Finer points such as naming your characters, will also be discussed. Feedback from the instructor (a published author) and fellow students will be provided.

Creative Writing
$119.00 (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.

How to Self-Publish and Obtain Distribu- Tion for Print and E-Books
$59.00 (1 section available)
This course will teach authors and writers how to self-publish fiction and nonfiction, both in print and in e-book formats, and obtain distribution for both formats utilizing Lightning Source, Ingram and Amazon. Students will learn how to structure their writing to prepare for publication, how to edit their work and how to find the requirements for publishing specific to their work. Cover Design, Typesetting, ISBNs, Trade Discount, Pricing and Costs involved will all be covered.

Writing the Short Story
$39.00 - $99.00 (2 sections available)
A short story is a slice of life and it's the best place for new writers to hone their craft. Stories capture particular people and places, memories and images, and ideas and emotions that make up daily lives. Get started (or to get going again) and tap into thoughts, memory and imagination. Topics include developing structure, narrative, voice, plot and character; creating dialogue; and examining the work of key contemporary short story writers. Writing exercises and discussion will round out class sessions. The aim is to complete a short story by the end of the course. No previous writing experience is required.

Your Novel From Start to Finish
$119.00 (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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