Adapting Literature, Myths, and Fairy Tales

WRITING 745.2E

Use familiar tales and stories as a jumping off point to craft your own young adult novel.

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What you can learn.

  • Identify powerful and timeless plots
  • Adapt familiar stories and themes for young adult readers
  • Translate classic tales into contemporary retellings
  • Experiment with in-class writing exercises
  • Identify your novel’s characters, settings, and point of view

About this course:

Learn how to adapt classic literature to craft your own contemporary novel and boldly step into the fastest-growing genre in publishing. We explore how to put your spin on plot, theme, character, setting, and point-of-view and how to breathe life into your creation. With in-class writing exercises, you have a chance to flex your writing muscles and receive feedback on a high-level concept. You leave with an idea (or several) as well as a rough outline and synopsis for your novel.

Summer 2022 Schedule

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Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens July 30, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: Kim Askew
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

Enrollment opens two weeks prior to the event. Enrollment limited. Internet access required. This course is held via video teleconference. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer a live class meeting at the designated time. Students must be present at the course meeting time to participate in the class.

Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
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Sat Aug 13, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom

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