Writing/Literature

Fiction and Memoir: Building Strong Storylines—2019-01-30 through 2019-02-27$115—Face to FaceView Details

5 Wed., 4-6 p.m., University Center Rm. 218. Whether you are writing fiction or memoir, how do you keep your readers engaged, turning the pages, and anxious to find out what happens next? In a workshop format, examine how the pros do it, and what strategies and structures can strengthen your storyline. Practice these strategies through in-class and out-of-class optional writing assignments. You will also be invited to read and share your writing, if desired, with the other members of the class. Enjoy the collaboration of learning from and with each other in a constructive and encouraging environment.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328849472
In Dark Places: Writing the Mystery Novel—2019-02-26 through 2019-03-19$99—Face to FaceView Details

4 Tues., 6:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 217. Follow Elizabeth Buzzelli, local acclaimed writer, into the dark places where mysteries are born. Consider all parts of the mystery -- murder, forensics, procedure, the amateur sleuth, dark story, police detective -- and learn how to write each one. Limited to 12 students who are determined to see their work published and are willing to write, then read their work to the class. The only prerequisite is for the writer to love mysteries, read widely in the genre, and come with a determination to write a publishable novel!

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328849502
Writing Personal Essays: The Art of Telling Your Story—2019-04-18 through 2019-04-25$59—Face to FaceView Details

2 Thurs., 6:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Anais Nin writes, We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect. Explore the power of language to convey experiences from your life, and to weigh, with words, the distance between the past and the present. Whether you are trying your hand at writing for the first time, or deep into a memoir of your own, we invite you to ask questions about the moments of your life that resonate most powerfully in your memory, and to tell your story. Instructor Jaimien Delp, MA in Creative Writing, is an award-winning poet and essayist. Please bring something with which to write (laptop or notebook).

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328849443
Fiction and Memoir: Building Strong Storylines—2019-01-30 through 2019-02-27$115—Face to FaceView Details

5 Wed., 4-6 p.m., University Center Rm. 218. Whether you are writing fiction or memoir, how do you keep your readers engaged, turning the pages, and anxious to find out what happens next? In a workshop format, examine how the pros do it, and what strategies and structures can strengthen your storyline. Practice these strategies through in-class and out-of-class optional writing assignments. You will also be invited to read and share your writing, if desired, with the other members of the class. Enjoy the collaboration of learning from and with each other in a constructive and encouraging environment.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328849472
In Dark Places: Writing the Mystery Novel—2019-02-26 through 2019-03-19$99—Face to FaceView Details

4 Tues., 6:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 217. Follow Elizabeth Buzzelli, local acclaimed writer, into the dark places where mysteries are born. Consider all parts of the mystery -- murder, forensics, procedure, the amateur sleuth, dark story, police detective -- and learn how to write each one. Limited to 12 students who are determined to see their work published and are willing to write, then read their work to the class. The only prerequisite is for the writer to love mysteries, read widely in the genre, and come with a determination to write a publishable novel!

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328849502
Writing Personal Essays: The Art of Telling Your Story—2019-04-18 through 2019-04-25$59—Face to FaceView Details

2 Thurs., 6:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Anais Nin writes, We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect. Explore the power of language to convey experiences from your life, and to weigh, with words, the distance between the past and the present. Whether you are trying your hand at writing for the first time, or deep into a memoir of your own, we invite you to ask questions about the moments of your life that resonate most powerfully in your memory, and to tell your story. Instructor Jaimien Delp, MA in Creative Writing, is an award-winning poet and essayist. Please bring something with which to write (laptop or notebook).

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =328849443
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