Events
Class
MFA Editing and Coaching
MFA Editing and Coaching
Date:
Monday, 6 June 2022
Venue:
Southern New Hampshire University

MFA 608 is a graduate course at SNHU (Southern New Hampshire University). In this class (3 credits) students, “Define and practice the types of editing and examine their use at different stages of revision. Become familiar with methods of revision and editing in order to apply them to one’s own writing and that of their clients. Explore the role of the editor-as-coach, and practice a coaching approach to editing. Learn strategies for building an editing and coaching clientele.”

 

Picture Book I Class
Picture Book I Class
Date:
Saturday, 1 October 2022
Venue:
UCLA Extensions via Zoom Classroom

Offered through UCLA Extensions, Picture Book I  Writing X 441.1 (3 credits) is available for students to earn 3 credits or for adult, non-students interested in learning about writing picture books. “Created for the beginning writer, this course explores the various genres within the category of children’s picture books, including nonfiction, writing in rhyme, classics, and concept books for young children. Writing exercises focus on improving fundamental craft skills, such as characterization, story structure, setting, voice, and point-of-view. You are encouraged to expand your creative thinking in order to develop your own unique writing style (your voice), and a peer feedback group provides a nurturing atmosphere for discussion of each writer’s work. The goal is to complete a draft of a picture book manuscript and a market list of potential publishers.”

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