Careers in Writing & Publishing
To register, call 914-606-6830, press option 1.
Freelancing for Fun and Profit
Local publications are always looking for freelance writers. By adding photography to the mix, writers double their value to editors and publishers. Aspiring writers will learn how to apply to the thousands of writing opportunities open to them, while writers already engaged in writing projects can encourage others through networking while finding new outlets for their work. Please email instructor at email@example.com for a list of optional books.
CE-WRITG 2071, 3 Wed., Aug. 4-18, 6:30-8:30 pm, $62 (+ $2 for purchase of a Rivertown Magazine and handouts). T Riley. #6534
Write and Publish Kids Books
Have a great idea for a children’s book? That is a terrific place to start, but how do you progress from concept to published product? Go from getting started to the finish line in the world of juvenile publishing by exploring the requirements of every audience. Topics include baby board books, first chapter, middle-grade, and young adults, from outlining and writing, to finding an agent and/or publisher, to self-publication.
CE-WRITG 2073, $114. S Weyn.
Sec. A: 3 Mon., July 5-19, 10:00 am-1:00 pm. #6722
Sec. B: 3 Sat., July 10-24, 10:00 am-1:00 pm. #6723
Turn Your Teaching Experience into Kid Lit
Learn how to turn your experiences working with children into children’s literature-both fiction and non-fiction. Best-selling, award-winning author will guide you to taking your firsthand experiences and turning them into juvenile literature. This class is suitable for teachers from pre-school through high school. You will work in a collaborative setting to develop the best form, grade-level, vocabulary, and story for your idea. Explore children’s publishing from writing query letters, negotiating royalties, to finding an agent. All you need is your teaching experience and a notebook!
CE-WRITG 2104, $140. S Weyn.
Sec. A: 4 Wed., July 7-July 28 pm, 10:00 am-1:00 pm. #6741
Sec. B: 4 Fri., July 9-July 30, 10:00 am-1:00 pm. #6742
Write Flash Fiction!
Flash fiction is hot, with over 300 paying markets looking for well-formed stories of 1000 words or less. Learn how to write, market, and sell these tiny tales.
CE-WRITG 2026, 3 Wed., June 9-23, 6:00-8:00 pm, $78.
P Andrews. #6492