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Beginning Writer’s Workshop

Develop creative writing skills to write your own fiction or nonfiction short story. Explore techniques to develop characters, dialogue, and meaning to a story.

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Tuition: $130 (includes $90 in fees*)
Nov 08-Dec 15   Online XO-376 4815 #2761
Jan 17-Feb 23   Online XO-376 4994 #4640
Feb 14-Feb 23   Online XO-376 4995 #4641
Mar 14-Apr 20   Online XO-376 4996 #4642
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Self-Publishing Fiction

Serious about a career in writing? If you’re frustrated with that growing pile of rejection letters from agents and editors and are ready to create your own destiny in publishing, then this course is for you.

Award-winning romantic suspense author P.J. O’Dwyer will guide you through the stages of self-publishing. She will share with you the simple steps in creating your own publishing company from the ground up and the importance of branding. It’s all in the details and you will learn the
benefits of professional editing and copyrighting, appealing cover and interior layouts, and enticing back cover copy that will tempt readers into purchasing your latest novel.

Explore how to maximize profits from a single title to a series or trilogy because success is in the numbers and, as a writer, you have more than one story to tell.

Tuition: $134 (includes $45 in fees*)
Wed Jan 10-Feb 14 6:30PM-8:30PM Centennial High School XI-214 6261 #7872
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