Creative Writing

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Creative Writing, Level 1
Discover how to use plot, voice, theme, setting and characterization successfully. Gain valuable feedback on your writing and discuss excerpts from a selection of successful published stories.

Subject code: XCRW 1000520 Hours. Fee $239Choose 1 of the CRNs below
CRN 900577 classesSept. 10-Oct. 226:30-9:22 p.m.Wed.
CRN 90344OnlineOct. 6-Nov. 30  

Creative Writing, Level 2
Discover techniques for creating compelling characters, settings and plots, explore the freefall approach to writing, and discuss how to market your writing. Gain valuable feedback from others and hone your editing skills.
Recommend: Creative Writing Level 1 or equivalent

Subject code: XCRW 1000720 Hours. Fee: $239 
CRN 904587 classesOct. 29-Dec. 10 6:30-9:30 p.m.Wed.

Writing for Children and Young Adults 
Explore the process of writing books for children and young adults aged 8 to 12.  Focus on structure, character development and research, and their importance in your stories.  Examine how to turn a creative story idea into a marketable, finished manuscript.

Subject code: XCRW 1003620 Hours. Fee: $189+GST 
CRN 909094 classesNov. 12-Dec. 36:30-9:30 p.m.Wed.

The Basics of Blogging   
Learn how to choose a topic for your blog, develop or improve your blog design, create meaningful content and attract an audience to your blog. As well, discover how to protect your blog from hackers.

Subject code XCRW 1003712 Hours. Fee: $199+GST 
CRN 905694 classesNov. 10-216:30-9:30 p.m.Mon., Fri.

Fundamentals of Scriptwriting
Dreamed of writing for film, TV or theatre? Discuss dramatic conflict, scene structure, dialogue and format - especially film format. Previous writing experience is an asset.

Subject code: XCRW 10003 20 Hours. Fee: $249+GST 
CRN 900588 classesOct. 20-Dec. 87-9:30 p.m.Mon.

Travel Writing
Discover how to convert your travels into published articles that help pay for your trips. This course takes you through the steps of selling your ideas to a variety of markets, taking lively photographs, and researching and writing profitable travel articles

Subject code: XCRW 1000214 Hours. Fee: $189+GST 
CRN 900942 classesNov. 15-169 a.m.-5 p.m.Sat., Sun.

Writing Life Stories
Interested in writing a life story? Whether to fulfill a personal goal, draft a memoir, create a family keepsake or write a publishable work, discover the possibilities. Share and receive feedback. Be introduced to multiple sources that can help you.

Subject code: XCRW 1003815 Hours. Fee: $179+GST 
CRN 90667OnlineSept. 23-Oct. 28  

Writing Historical Fiction
Learn to write authentic and appealing historical fiction and turn your ideas into compelling stories. Understand how research plays a crucial role. The course involves online assignments, discussions and writing exercises. Beginners welcome.

Subject code: XCRW 1003924 Hours. Fee: $333+GST 
CRN 90908OnlineSept. 22-Nov. 3  

Writing Non-Fiction Books for Young Adult Readers    NEW!
Interested in writing and publishing non-fiction books for young readers? Fill your notebooks with ideas and queries. Get started on an outline and book proposal that include the information that editors prefer. These outlines and proposals are useful even after your book is finished. Get professional advice from an author of over two dozen books for three major educational publishers.

Subject code: XCRW 1004012 Hours. Fee: $149+GST 
CRN 90910OnlineOct. 20-Nov. 17  

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