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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: $125 (includes $90 in fees*)
Wed, Fri May 17-Jun 23   Online XO-376 4517 #8384
Wed, Fri Jun 14-Jul 21   Online XO-376 4518 #8385
Wed, Fri Jul 12-Aug 18   Online XO-376 4650 #9459
Wed, Fri Aug 16-Sep 22   Online XO-376 4651 #9460
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Marketing Fiction

Looking to create buzz for your newly published novel or backlist?

Award-winning romantic suspense author P.J. O’Dwyer will guide you through the steps of marketing your novel. You will learn tried-and-true marketing strategies for the launch of your book. These include helping you devise a well-designed blog tour, a traditional book tour, and ways to maximize your marketing dollars while having fun creating your own book-launching party.

Marketing is ongoing. P.J. will offer you a toolbox that will help generate more traffic to your website using social media and email blasts. Learn
to hold your fans’ interest weekly, if not daily, through blogging. Develop meaningful posts that are timely, create interest, and offer helpful information that will allow you to become your fans’ trusted source in your genre.

1.2 CEUs

Tuition: $134 (includes $45 in fees*)
Wed Apr 26-May 31 6:30PM-8:30PM Centennial High School XI-219 6504 #9021
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