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Spring 2018 Brochure

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Creative Writing
CE 1913N 01
Kenneth Bingham
  • Spring 2018
  • Feb 01 to Apr 12
  • Thu 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

This course is taught in a workshop format to allow both fiction and non-fiction writers to share, critique and improve their craft through lively discussions, conferences, written critiques, personal feedback and more, led by a professional writer. Participants examine plot structure, character developement, effective dialogue, voice and point of view. The goal is to guide students to refine a piece of work in prepareation to publish, while honoring the ongoing creative process of writing, editing and critiquing. This course is intended for writers with some work in various stages of development that they are eager to improve and expand.

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Reading Aloud in Public: For Writers + Everybody Else
CE 601N 01
Mark Knight
  • Spring 2018
  • Mar 12 to Apr 09
  • Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Learn to take what's on the page in front of you and put it into the ears and imaginations of your audience. There'll be lots of practice and excellent 'how to' examples; along with some funny 'how NOTs'. Whether you're writer, a poet, or you just have to stand up in front of people a speak a few words, this is the course for you.

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Screenwriting: Finish Your Next Draft
CE 2902N 01
David Greenberg
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 31 to Apr 11
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Designed specifically for intermediate and advanced writers who have completed at least one draft of a screenplay, this course uses the workshop approach to help you troubleshoot, make significant headway on another draft and receive feedback from other writers. The class will be reading/workshopping intensive with possible mini-lectures from the instructor. The overall goal is to either complete a work in progress or start a new draft based on fresh input. The course may be repeated as desired.

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Travel Writing
CE 1995N 01
Andrea Calabretta
  • Spring 2018
  • Mar 13 to Apr 10
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Learn to convey your impression of places near and far memorably, vividly and effectively in this travel writing course, which covers pitching and selling practices for writers hoping to share and sell their work. Discover how to improve storytelling, develop tone, voice and mood, consider images, and submit work for publication. This workshop-style course welcomes students at any level, and is a fit for writers as well as photographers aiming to effectively complement their imagery with text. Expect to share and receive feedback on your writing while exploring the many publishing avenues that exist in this genre.

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Writing the Short Story
CE 9026N 01
Michael Aronovitz
  • Spring 2018
  • Jan 31 to Mar 21
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In this class, write and edit stories designed to intrigue readers. Work on creating dramatic tension and building your narrative voice. Writers of all levels and experience will learn how to develop fictive ideas, moving from idea generation toward exciting and heartfelt climaxes.

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