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Writing Your First Children's Book

Course Number: TEWS598N 

So you want to write a children's book! This workshop will give you the boost you've been waiting for, and get you started on that picture book, novel, or young reader, once and for all. In this friendly, supportive environment, class discussions will focus on all aspects of good story telling and good writing, including tone of voice, clear dialogue, characters who feel real, and beautiful language. The focus is on the exciting process of finding your voice and writing not just a story, but one that really means something to you. Teachers will gain a better understanding of the writing process so that they, in turn, can help their students find pleasure in crafting their stories. Everyone who takes this course will come away with new insights about the beautiful power of storytelling, and why children's books will always count.

July 10 - July 31, 2017 (7 sessions) -Two spaces left!
Mondays and Thursdays, 5:00 - 7:30pm
No credit $460 (not offered for credit, CTLE or CEU)
Registration Deadline: 6/30 (Registration is limited. Early registration is suggested)

Testimonials

"I have loved this class and the assignments. It’s been very stimulating and inspiring."
—Ann, Project Assistant

"I have several ideas for how to improve and move forward on my own writing."
—Susan, Education Consultant, 39 years

"This class was excellent-exceeded my expectations."
—Anonymous