Picture Book I

WRITING X 441.1
Learn the basics of writing picture books for children in this introductory workshop.
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Classroom
Starting at $575.00
As few as 11 weeks
3.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Complete exercises to improve fundamental craft skills
  • Explore characterization, story structure, setting, and point of view
  • Develop a writing voice that is uniquely your own
  • Complete a picture book manuscript draft
  • Identify potential publishers for your work

About this course:

Created for the beginning writer, this course explores the various genres within the category of children's picture books, including nonfiction, writing in rhyme, classics, and concept books for young children. Writing exercises focus on improving fundamental craft skills, such as characterization, story structure, setting, voice, and point-of-view. You are encouraged to expand your creative thinking in order to develop your own unique writing style (your voice), and a peer feedback group provides a nurturing atmosphere for discussion of each writer's work. The goal is to complete a draft of a picture book manuscript and a market list of potential publishers.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Monday 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Instructor: April Halprin Wayland
363199
Fee:
$575.00
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Notes

No meeting November 12, 2018.

Enrollment limited to 20 students. No refund after September 26, 2018.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 26, 2018
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Mon Sep 24, 2018
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218
Discussion
Mon Oct 1, 2018
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218
Discussion
Mon Oct 8, 2018
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218
Discussion
Mon Oct 15, 2018
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218
Discussion
Mon Oct 22, 2018
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218
Discussion
Mon Oct 29, 2018
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218
Discussion
Mon Nov 5, 2018
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218
Discussion
Mon Nov 12, 2018
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218
Discussion
Mon Nov 19, 2018
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218
Discussion
Mon Nov 26, 2018
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218
Discussion
Mon Dec 3, 2018
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218

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