The Writing Center
Last updated on March 16th, 2022 at 09:55 am
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Short Story Writing—Part 1
This course will explore the fundamentals of writing a short story, both flash fiction and short story genres. Learn about the characteristics of flash fiction, and how to write flash fiction as well as for longer short stories. Students will be encouraged to write one short piece of fiction per class and read short stories for discussion in class. Students should come prepared to read and write each session. Classes will include short videos and discussion questions will be given each class session to review class material.
CE-WRITG 2126, 12 Tues., June 7-Aug. 23, 6:30-8:00 pm, $215 (+ textbook). L Rhodes. #7866
An introductory course aimed at teaching students to write a screenplay. Students will be taught the nuts and bolts of character development, theme, and plot. Concentration on how to write action lines and dialogue and showing versus telling will be discussed. Each student will finish a first draft of a screenplay by the end of the class. No experience required. Only bring your creativity. The required E-book, Aristotelian Inspired Screenwriting: A Simple Guide to Complex Storytelling by Jason Kent, can be ordered through Amazon or Barnes & Nobles, students must also register to get a free app if they don’t own a Kindle.
CE-WRITG 2101, 12 Thurs., June 9-Aug. 25, 6:30-8:00 pm, $215 (+ textbook). L Rhodes. #7630
Start fast! Keep it humming. End with authority. Polish, correct, and tighten the prose. Learn how to write your story, whether fiction or nonfiction, so it entices, captivates, and delights readers.
CE-WRITG 2047, 3 Tues., June 7-21, 6:00-8:00 pm, KNC-3, $62. P Andrews. #7609