Writing Workshops

Summer 2014


Beginning Writing

If you've dreamed of writing creatively, this course is a great place to start. Get a taste of the writing life, improve your writing skills, and discover new ways to stretch your creative muscles. This isn't school as you know it. It's an in-depth writing experience filled with challenging hands-on exercises, expert advice, and plenty of direct support and encouragement.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-070-A | 07/16/14-09/05/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Writing Essentials

Master the essentials of writing so you can excel at business communications, express yourself clearly online, and take your creative literary talents to a new level.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-528-A | 07/16/14-09/05/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Intro WordPress Web Sites

Learn how to use WordPress, a free and popular Web design tool, to quickly and easily create attractive blogs and interactive websites.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

CMP-833-A | 07/16/14-09/05/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Fall 2014


Mystery Writing

From Dan Brown to Dennis Lehane, mysteries are hot items on today's bestseller lists. Using vivid examples from bestselling mystery novels, this course will teach you the techniques you need to become a successful author. Topics include three-act structure, the difference between plot and story, theme, premise, characters and viewpoint, plus much more. Develop your original story idea and then brainstorm with the instructor and your fellow students in each lesson's discussion area.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-056-B | 08/20/14-10/10/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Mystery Writing

From Dan Brown to Dennis Lehane, mysteries are hot items on today's bestseller lists. Using vivid examples from bestselling mystery novels, this course will teach you the techniques you need to become a successful author. Topics include three-act structure, the difference between plot and story, theme, premise, characters and viewpoint, plus much more. Develop your original story idea and then brainstorm with the instructor and your fellow students in each lesson's discussion area.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-056-C | 09/17/14-11/07/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Mystery Writing

From Dan Brown to Dennis Lehane, mysteries are hot items on today's bestseller lists. Using vivid examples from bestselling mystery novels, this course will teach you the techniques you need to become a successful author. Topics include three-act structure, the difference between plot and story, theme, premise, characters and viewpoint, plus much more. Develop your original story idea and then brainstorm with the instructor and your fellow students in each lesson's discussion area.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-056-D | 10/15/14-11/21/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Mystery Writing

From Dan Brown to Dennis Lehane, mysteries are hot items on today's bestseller lists. Using vivid examples from bestselling mystery novels, this course will teach you the techniques you need to become a successful author. Topics include three-act structure, the difference between plot and story, theme, premise, characters and viewpoint, plus much more. Develop your original story idea and then brainstorm with the instructor and your fellow students in each lesson's discussion area.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-056-E | 11/12/14-12/19/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Mystery Writing

From Dan Brown to Dennis Lehane, mysteries are hot items on today's bestseller lists. Using vivid examples from bestselling mystery novels, this course will teach you the techniques you need to become a successful author. Topics include three-act structure, the difference between plot and story, theme, premise, characters and viewpoint, plus much more. Develop your original story idea and then brainstorm with the instructor and your fellow students in each lesson's discussion area.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-056-F | 12/10/14-01/16/15 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Beginning Writing

If you've dreamed of writing creatively, this course is a great place to start. Get a taste of the writing life, improve your writing skills, and discover new ways to stretch your creative muscles. This isn't school as you know it. It's an in-depth writing experience filled with challenging hands-on exercises, expert advice, and plenty of direct support and encouragement.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-070-B | 08/20/14-09/26/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Beginning Writing

If you've dreamed of writing creatively, this course is a great place to start. Get a taste of the writing life, improve your writing skills, and discover new ways to stretch your creative muscles. This isn't school as you know it. It's an in-depth writing experience filled with challenging hands-on exercises, expert advice, and plenty of direct support and encouragement.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-070-C | 09/17/14-10/24/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Beginning Writing

If you've dreamed of writing creatively, this course is a great place to start. Get a taste of the writing life, improve your writing skills, and discover new ways to stretch your creative muscles. This isn't school as you know it. It's an in-depth writing experience filled with challenging hands-on exercises, expert advice, and plenty of direct support and encouragement.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-070-D | 10/15/14-11/21/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Beginning Writing

If you've dreamed of writing creatively, this course is a great place to start. Get a taste of the writing life, improve your writing skills, and discover new ways to stretch your creative muscles. This isn't school as you know it. It's an in-depth writing experience filled with challenging hands-on exercises, expert advice, and plenty of direct support and encouragement.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-070-E | 11/12/14-12/19/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Beginning Writing

If you've dreamed of writing creatively, this course is a great place to start. Get a taste of the writing life, improve your writing skills, and discover new ways to stretch your creative muscles. This isn't school as you know it. It's an in-depth writing experience filled with challenging hands-on exercises, expert advice, and plenty of direct support and encouragement.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-070-F | 12/10/14-01/16/15 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Science Fiction Writing

If you love to write science fiction and you're looking to get published, this class is for you. In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn how publishers categorize different forms of sci-fi and discover where your own writing fits in the marketplace. Develop the sci-fi writers-tricks of the trade: world-building, future-making, and creating imaginative scientific inventions. Harness the power of some of the greatest themes within science fiction to take your story deeper and give your readers an unforgettable experience.

Fee: $45 Senior Adult Fee: $35 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-306-E | 11/18/14-12/02/14 | J. Castillo | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Nonfiction Writing

Here's the launch pad for your Book! You've got a great idea for a nonfiction book now you're ready to flesh out your idea and make sure it's properly positioned in the commercial marketplace. Whether your project belongs in how-to, self-help, memoirs, or any other commercial nonfiction category, we'll equip you with the knowledge to find the right publisher, land a contract, and make your book a success! Please contact the instructor Julie Castillo, jmwriterslife@aol.com if you have questions concerning this class.

Fee: $18 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-311-E1 | 11/06/14-11/06/14 | J. Castillo | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


How to Publish Your Book

Whether you've got the first spark of an idea or a finished manuscript, in this workshop you'll gain the tools you need to publish your book. Discover how to groom your book to fit an established market. Learn how to find the right publisher (traditional, POD, E-publisher, yourself), write an attention-grabbing query letter, outline or synopsis, and manage the submission process. Find out what to expect, and what to look out for, and when it's contract-signing time. Learn how to promote yourself once your book is out. Whether you write fiction or nonfiction, if your goal is to get published, this workshop is for you!

Fee: $20 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-454-C1 | 09/25/14-09/25/14 | J. Castillo | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Travel Writing

Dream of traveling the world, writing about the places and people you meet? For fiction writers who want to capture the landscape and feelings that are translated into novels or for the magazine writer who longs to write on travel, this class will help you translate what is seen, heard, tasted, touched, smelled and felt (intuitively and physically) into publishable articles and books and novels. You'll understand the writing styles and methods needed to sell material in today's competitive market (including the how-to's of technical aspects of lead paragraphs, descriptive passages and the uses of interviews, quotes and facts). By the end of the course, you'll have the ability to write for the travel market. So pack your sense adventure, organize your determination and put your keyboard in a comfortable position. If you have a desire to write and a yen to travel, you're a perfect candidate to become a travel writer. Let's get going. Topics include popular styles and types of travel writing that are the friendliest to new writers. Other topics of the workshop include how to write query letters, how to produce articles, essays and books, trends in types of articles and books, grammar and writing skills refreshers, and marketing information.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-481-B | 08/20/14-10/10/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Travel Writing

Dream of traveling the world, writing about the places and people you meet? For fiction writers who want to capture the landscape and feelings that are translated into novels or for the magazine writer who longs to write on travel, this class will help you translate what is seen, heard, tasted, touched, smelled and felt (intuitively and physically) into publishable articles and books and novels. You'll understand the writing styles and methods needed to sell material in today's competitive market (including the how-to's of technical aspects of lead paragraphs, descriptive passages and the uses of interviews, quotes and facts). By the end of the course, you'll have the ability to write for the travel market. So pack your sense adventure, organize your determination and put your keyboard in a comfortable position. If you have a desire to write and a yen to travel, you're a perfect candidate to become a travel writer. Let's get going. Topics include popular styles and types of travel writing that are the friendliest to new writers. Other topics of the workshop include how to write query letters, how to produce articles, essays and books, trends in types of articles and books, grammar and writing skills refreshers, and marketing information.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-481-C | 09/17/14-11/07/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Travel Writing

Dream of traveling the world, writing about the places and people you meet? For fiction writers who want to capture the landscape and feelings that are translated into novels or for the magazine writer who longs to write on travel, this class will help you translate what is seen, heard, tasted, touched, smelled and felt (intuitively and physically) into publishable articles and books and novels. You'll understand the writing styles and methods needed to sell material in today's competitive market (including the how-to's of technical aspects of lead paragraphs, descriptive passages and the uses of interviews, quotes and facts). By the end of the course, you'll have the ability to write for the travel market. So pack your sense adventure, organize your determination and put your keyboard in a comfortable position. If you have a desire to write and a yen to travel, you're a perfect candidate to become a travel writer. Let's get going. Topics include popular styles and types of travel writing that are the friendliest to new writers. Other topics of the workshop include how to write query letters, how to produce articles, essays and books, trends in types of articles and books, grammar and writing skills refreshers, and marketing information.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-481-D | 10/15/14-12/05/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Travel Writing

Dream of traveling the world, writing about the places and people you meet? For fiction writers who want to capture the landscape and feelings that are translated into novels or for the magazine writer who longs to write on travel, this class will help you translate what is seen, heard, tasted, touched, smelled and felt (intuitively and physically) into publishable articles and books and novels. You'll understand the writing styles and methods needed to sell material in today's competitive market (including the how-to's of technical aspects of lead paragraphs, descriptive passages and the uses of interviews, quotes and facts). By the end of the course, you'll have the ability to write for the travel market. So pack your sense adventure, organize your determination and put your keyboard in a comfortable position. If you have a desire to write and a yen to travel, you're a perfect candidate to become a travel writer. Let's get going. Topics include popular styles and types of travel writing that are the friendliest to new writers. Other topics of the workshop include how to write query letters, how to produce articles, essays and books, trends in types of articles and books, grammar and writing skills refreshers, and marketing information.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-481-E | 11/12/14-01/02/15 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Travel Writing

Dream of traveling the world, writing about the places and people you meet? For fiction writers who want to capture the landscape and feelings that are translated into novels or for the magazine writer who longs to write on travel, this class will help you translate what is seen, heard, tasted, touched, smelled and felt (intuitively and physically) into publishable articles and books and novels. You'll understand the writing styles and methods needed to sell material in today's competitive market (including the how-to's of technical aspects of lead paragraphs, descriptive passages and the uses of interviews, quotes and facts). By the end of the course, you'll have the ability to write for the travel market. So pack your sense adventure, organize your determination and put your keyboard in a comfortable position. If you have a desire to write and a yen to travel, you're a perfect candidate to become a travel writer. Let's get going. Topics include popular styles and types of travel writing that are the friendliest to new writers. Other topics of the workshop include how to write query letters, how to produce articles, essays and books, trends in types of articles and books, grammar and writing skills refreshers, and marketing information.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-481-F | 12/10/14-01/30/15 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Creativity for Writers

Do you have a novel, essay or legacy to share in writing? Have you thought of writing, but don't know how to stay motivated? Are you stumbling with writer's block? Wonder how to capture characters and plots to make them marketable? This class will ignite your creative energies in simple, fun and easy steps. In just six weeks, you'll be a liberated, imaginative and versatile writer ready to tackle or finish that book that is inside you. The class is G-rated in content and language. In the next few weeks, you'll quickly put to use the tools published writers utilize for novels, memoirs, short stories or articles. If you've ever dreamed of hearing your writer's voice and writing what's in your heart and head, this class will make it happen.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-483-B | 08/20/14-10/10/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Creativity for Writers

Do you have a novel, essay or legacy to share in writing? Have you thought of writing, but don't know how to stay motivated? Are you stumbling with writer's block? Wonder how to capture characters and plots to make them marketable? This class will ignite your creative energies in simple, fun and easy steps. In just six weeks, you'll be a liberated, imaginative and versatile writer ready to tackle or finish that book that is inside you. The class is G-rated in content and language. In the next few weeks, you'll quickly put to use the tools published writers utilize for novels, memoirs, short stories or articles. If you've ever dreamed of hearing your writer's voice and writing what's in your heart and head, this class will make it happen.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-483-C | 09/17/14-11/07/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Creativity for Writers

Do you have a novel, essay or legacy to share in writing? Have you thought of writing, but don't know how to stay motivated? Are you stumbling with writer's block? Wonder how to capture characters and plots to make them marketable? This class will ignite your creative energies in simple, fun and easy steps. In just six weeks, you'll be a liberated, imaginative and versatile writer ready to tackle or finish that book that is inside you. The class is G-rated in content and language. In the next few weeks, you'll quickly put to use the tools published writers utilize for novels, memoirs, short stories or articles. If you've ever dreamed of hearing your writer's voice and writing what's in your heart and head, this class will make it happen.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-483-D | 10/15/14-12/05/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Creativity for Writers

Do you have a novel, essay or legacy to share in writing? Have you thought of writing, but don't know how to stay motivated? Are you stumbling with writer's block? Wonder how to capture characters and plots to make them marketable? This class will ignite your creative energies in simple, fun and easy steps. In just six weeks, you'll be a liberated, imaginative and versatile writer ready to tackle or finish that book that is inside you. The class is G-rated in content and language. In the next few weeks, you'll quickly put to use the tools published writers utilize for novels, memoirs, short stories or articles. If you've ever dreamed of hearing your writer's voice and writing what's in your heart and head, this class will make it happen.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-483-E | 11/12/14-01/02/15 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Creativity for Writers

Do you have a novel, essay or legacy to share in writing? Have you thought of writing, but don't know how to stay motivated? Are you stumbling with writer's block? Wonder how to capture characters and plots to make them marketable? This class will ignite your creative energies in simple, fun and easy steps. In just six weeks, you'll be a liberated, imaginative and versatile writer ready to tackle or finish that book that is inside you. The class is G-rated in content and language. In the next few weeks, you'll quickly put to use the tools published writers utilize for novels, memoirs, short stories or articles. If you've ever dreamed of hearing your writer's voice and writing what's in your heart and head, this class will make it happen.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-483-F | 12/10/14-01/30/15 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Writing Essentials

Master the essentials of writing so you can excel at business communications, express yourself clearly online, and take your creative literary talents to a new level.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-528-B | 08/20/14-10/10/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Writing Essentials

Master the essentials of writing so you can excel at business communications, express yourself clearly online, and take your creative literary talents to a new level.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-528-C | 09/17/14-11/07/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Writing Essentials

Master the essentials of writing so you can excel at business communications, express yourself clearly online, and take your creative literary talents to a new level.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-528-D | 10/15/14-12/05/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Writing Essentials

Master the essentials of writing so you can excel at business communications, express yourself clearly online, and take your creative literary talents to a new level.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-528-E | 11/12/14-01/02/15 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Writing Essentials

Master the essentials of writing so you can excel at business communications, express yourself clearly online, and take your creative literary talents to a new level.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-528-F | 12/10/14-12/31/15 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Writing/Selling Self-Help Book

This continuing education course provides instruction for professional writers, on writing and selling self-help books. Topics include: receiving contracts to write self-help books, topic selection, conducting market surveys, and structuring the book.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-534-B | 08/20/14-10/10/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Writing/Selling Self-Help Book

This continuing education course provides instruction for professional writers, on writing and selling self-help books. Topics include: receiving contracts to write self-help books, topic selection, conducting market surveys, and structuring the book.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-534-C | 09/17/14-11/07/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Writing/Selling Self-Help Book

This continuing education course provides instruction for professional writers, on writing and selling self-help books. Topics include: receiving contracts to write self-help books, topic selection, conducting market surveys, and structuring the book.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-534-D | 10/15/14-12/05/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Writing/Selling Self-Help Book

This continuing education course provides instruction for professional writers, on writing and selling self-help books. Topics include: receiving contracts to write self-help books, topic selection, conducting market surveys, and structuring the book.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-534-E | 11/12/14-01/02/15 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Writing/Selling Self-Help Book

This continuing education course provides instruction for professional writers, on writing and selling self-help books. Topics include: receiving contracts to write self-help books, topic selection, conducting market surveys, and structuring the book.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-534-F | 12/10/14-01/30/15 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Intro WordPress Web Sites

Learn how to use WordPress, a free and popular Web design tool, to quickly and easily create attractive blogs and interactive websites.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

CMP-833-B | 08/20/14-09/26/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Intro WordPress Web Sites

Learn how to use WordPress, a free and popular Web design tool, to quickly and easily create attractive blogs and interactive websites.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

CMP-833-C | 09/17/14-10/24/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Intro WordPress Web Sites

Learn how to use WordPress, a free and popular Web design tool, to quickly and easily create attractive blogs and interactive websites.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

CMP-833-D | 10/15/14-11/21/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Intro WordPress Web Sites

Learn how to use WordPress, a free and popular Web design tool, to quickly and easily create attractive blogs and interactive websites.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

CMP-833-E | 11/12/14-12/19/14 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Intro WordPress Web Sites

Learn how to use WordPress, a free and popular Web design tool, to quickly and easily create attractive blogs and interactive websites.

Fee: $36 Materials Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

CMP-833-F | 12/10/14-01/16/15 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register