Careers in Writing & Publishing
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Write a Professional Book Proposal and Manuscript Outline
Discover how a great book proposal and manuscript outline makes it possible for the publisher to judge whether the project fits within its current list and publishing plans and whether sufficient sales could be generated to make it financially profitable for both author and publisher.
CE-WRITG 2108, 1 Thurs., June 20, 6:30-8:30 pm, GTW-219, $25. M Colletti. #5840
Write Flash Fiction!
Flash fiction is hot, with over 300 paying markets looking for well-formed stories of 1,000 words or less. Learn how to write, market, and sell these tiny tales.
CE-WRITG 2026, 3 Wed., June 5-19, 6:00-8:00 pm, KNC-2, $60. P Andrews. #5002
How to Write FAST
Crank up the efficiency and get that novel, short story, article, or script done. Through exercises, evaluations, tips and technologies, you can learn to write faster. Discover how to break through blocks, get ideas, develop plots, draft, and polish in less time without losing quality.
CE-WRITG 2038, 3 Wed., July 3-17, 6:00-8:00 pm, KNC-2, $65. P Andrews. #5003
From Teacher to Published Author of Children’s Literature
If you are working with kids every day, learn how to turn those experiences into children’s literature-both fiction and non-fiction. Best-selling, award-winning author Suzanne Weyn (SuzanneWeynbooks.com) will show you how to take firsthand experiences and turning them into juvenile literature. This class is suitable for teachers from pre-school through high school. Explore the ins and outs of 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, 4 Fri., July 26-Aug. 16, 2:00-5:00 pm, KNC-4, $150. S Weyn. #5630
Write Inspirational Stories for Publication
Everyone has a story to tell. Many publishers are searching right now for the next great story…that story could be yours! Learn the four basic components of writing an inspirational short story. Learn how to create an outline, edit the story from first to final draft, and prepare for submission using the guidelines set forth by various publishers. Students will analyze published works, engage in writing exercises and group discussions, and will analyze each other’s work. Please bring spiral notebooks or journals, pens, and red pencils.
CE-WRITG 2107VA, 4 Sat., June 1-22, 1:00-4:00 pm, KNC-2, $145. L Lush. #5034