Writing for Young Readers II

WRITING X 446.3E

Continue to develop your skills in children’s writing in this workshop that helps you dive deeper into your genre and develop powerful stories through workshopping.

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Remote Instruction
Starting at $665.00
As few as 11 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • How to develop a book-length project for young readers
  • Learn how dramatic arcs, tension, and conflict resonate in your chosen project
  • Explore character and point of view to tell your story powerfully and truthfully
  • Give and receive feedback on works in progress

About this course:

Designed for students with a solid grounding in the fundamentals of children's writing, this workshop allows you to develop a book-length project in a particular age category in whatever specific genre and category you choose--picture books, nonfiction books, or young adult novels. Writing techniques, such as dramatic arc, tension, character definition and development, point-of-view, conflict, and humor, are discussed and explored in detail. Assistance in editing, revision, and content for your work-in-progress is given through writing exercises and constructive criticism. The course goal is to have developed a substantial amount of work suitable to submit as a professional presentation to a publisher.

Fall 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Wednesday 7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Location: Online
Instructor: Laurel van der Linde
376184
Fee:
$665.00
46 days left. Enroll by Sep 30, 2020
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Notes

No meeting November 11, 2020.

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required. 

This course uses remote instruction. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at course meeting times as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation.

Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 14, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Sep 30, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 7, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 14, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 21, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Lecture
Wed Oct 28, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 4, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 11, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 18, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 25, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Lecture
Wed Dec 2, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Lecture
Wed Dec 9, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online

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This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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