Young Adult Novel I

WRITING X 445.1
Learn about writing for young adults as you complete an outline and first chapter of a novel.
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Online
Starting at $695.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Explore the elements of young adult fiction, including character, dialogue, and description
  • Determine a setting, plot, and voice for your own young adult novel
  • Workshop works-in-progress in a supportive, creative environment
  • Learn about the publishing marketplace for young adult fiction

About this course:

The young adult novel is one of the fastest-growing and exciting genres in publishing today. With complex young characters, realistic dialogue, and gripping prose, readers young and old can't get enough of these novels. In a supportive and inspiring environment, you explore the elements of a YA novel's plot, character, language, setting, and voice—all enhanced by in-depth lectures, discussions, manuscript workshopping, and generative writing exercises. Also covered is the current marketplace for young adult fiction and how to query agents. You leave the class with a completed first chapter and a rough outline of your entire book, as well as the tools to continue writing on your own.

Summer 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Available
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Instructor: Kim Askew
367683
Fee:
$695.00
14 days left. Enroll by Jul 3, 2019
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Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 8, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Story Genius by Lisa Cron

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

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