The Young and The Reckless: Writing for Teens

WRITING 700.1

Enjoy a unique opportunity to learn from today's most exciting YA writers in a convenient virtual conference of prerecorded lectures and panels.

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Summer
Online
Starting at $50.00
As few as 2 weeks
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About this course:

Offered by the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program, The Young and the Reckless: Writing for Teens brings together the writing community and some of Southern California’s most accomplished writers and teachers in writing for young adults. Enjoy a unique opportunity to learn from today's most exciting YA writers in a convenient virtual conference of prerecorded lectures and panels.
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Your registration fee includes:

  • Keynote presentation
  • Seven 45-minute special topic sessions
  • Panel presentations with special guests
  • Access to Q&A discussion boards
  • Ability to access and download all materials

On Saturday, August 29, each pre-recorded session will be released hourly, starting at 9AM. If you are unable to log-in on the first day, you will be able to access all of the sessions through Saturday, September 5.

      Special Topic Sessions

      • Checking Privilege at the Door
      • Considering Your Genre
      • Creating the Complex Character
      • Writing a Compelling Plot

      Discussion Board & Materials

      You will have access to the Q&A discussion boards for two weeks, from Saturday, August 29 through Saturday, September 5. After that, you will have an additional two weeks to access and download materials, such as handouts or additional resources that the speakers may offer.

      Meet the Speakers

      This year's featured writers include: Lilliam Rivera, Cecil Castellucci, Charlie Craig, Henry Lien, Cindy Lin, Aminah Mae Safi, Karol Ruth Silverstein, Sherri L. Smith, Amy Spalding, and Lee Wind. 

      Summer 2020 Schedule

      Available Format(s):

      These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

      Available
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      This section has no set meeting times.
      375623
      Fee:
      $50.00
      22 days left. Enroll by Aug 29, 2020
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      Notes
      Enrollment limited to 100 students. Internet access required. 
      Refund Deadline
      No refunds after August 28, 2020

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