Writing Workshops

Winter 2018

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: $27 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-454-H | 02/27/18-02/27/18 | J. Castillo | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register

Fiction Writing Workshop

So you've always dreamed of writing a novel? Or have you already published a few pieces and you're looking to take your writing further? In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn all the elements of great fiction: from character, motivation, and conflict to structure, setting, and scene-writing. Practice your hand at crafting dialogue, writing gorgeous sentences, showing instead of telling, and revising your work to commercial writing standards. We'll also discuss the business of writing with a step-by-step guide to getting published. This course is taught by a professional writer, editor, and writing consultant with 15 years' experience in the publishing industry.

Fee: $80 Senior Adult Fee: $53 Registration Fee: $8

ANE-508-M | 03/08/18-03/29/18 | J. Castillo | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register

Creating WordPress Websites

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-G | 01/17/18-02/23/18 | | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register