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.

Fall 2021 Schedule

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Instructor: Kim Askew
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$695.00
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ENROLL BY: Sep 29, 2021
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required. 

This course is conducted through Canvas, a secure website that allows students to log in to access lectures, discussions, and other course materials on demand. There are no required class meetings. Each course is structured with weekly assignments and deadlines. Lectures and coursework are accessible throughout the week. Workshops are conducted in writing via discussion boards with your instructor and classmates.

 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 13, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Story Genius by Lisa Crom

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