Young Adult Novel Intensive: Two Weekend Workshop

WRITING X 445.1N

Spark your young adult novel draft in this course designed to give you an overview of the genre and the support you need to make progress on your draft.

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What you can learn.

  • Learn what goes into strong novels for young adult readers
  • Develop a novel concept you can start writing during class
  • Get inspiration from lectures and craft talks
  • Give and receive feedback on work developed for class

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 this intensive two-weekend workshop, 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. 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.

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

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