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Community Education: Writing

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No scheduled times are currently available for this class.

Virtual Workshops

Two options to choose from:
  • Instructor-Led Courses: Study and interface with a cohort over a 6-week schedule. Includes twice-weekly lesson plans.
  • Self-Paced Tutorials: Provide access to all lessons immediately for 3 months – available anytime!

Writeriffic: Creativity Training for Writers 

Banish writer's block forever with these tricks from the published writer's toolbox. Register for "Writeriffic" (Virtual)

Writing and Editing Value Suite 

Brush up on your grammar, writing, and editing skills with this discounted bundle of online courses! Register for "Writing & Editing Value Suite" (Virtual)

Grammar Refresher 

Develop your English grammar skills and take your writing and speaking to the next level of excellence in this course. Register for "Grammar Refresher" (Virtual)

The Keys to Effective Editing 

If you aspire to be an editor, this course will teach you the fundamentals of top-notch editing for both fiction and nonfiction. Register for "The Keys to Effective Editing" (Virtual)

Beginning Writer's Workshop 

If you have a story that needs to be written, an online writing workshop is a great place to start. This course will help improve your writing skills and discover new ways to stretch your creative muscles. Register for "Beginning Writer's Workshop" (Virtual)

Write Like a Pro 

How to use story outlines like a professional writer with lessons developed by a published author. Register for "Write Like a Pro" (Virtual)

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. Register for "Writing Essentials" (Virtual)

Creative Writing Value Suite 

Spark your creativity and start writing with this online writing course bundle. You will learn the mechanics of writing and editing, and have your story workshopped by peers. Register for "Creative Writing Value Suite" (Virtual)

Grammar Refresher II 

Take your grammar and language mechanics skills to the next level, and master the building blocks of effective writing. Register for "Grammar Refresher II" (Virtual)

Grammar Refresher Series 

Gain confidence in your ability to produce clean, grammatically correct work. Register for "Grammar Refresher Series" (Virtual)

Advanced Fiction Writing 

Explore advanced fiction writing techniques with a published novelist. Register for "Advanced Fiction Writing" (Virtual)

Explore Fiction Writing Genres Suite 

Write different fiction genres in this comprehensive course bundle. Explore Fiction Writing covers fantasy, romance, mystery, and screenwriting to teach you the craft and technique used by success writers. By the time you finish, you will be ready to write! Register for "Explore Fiction Writing Genres Suite" (Virtual)

Explore Non-Fiction Writing Suite 

How to write, edit, and publish nonfiction across popular genres and mediums. You will also learn best practices for pitching and submitting your work in today's publishing landscape. Register for "Explore Non-Fiction Writing Suite" (Virtual)

Effective Business Writing 

Improve your career prospects by learning how to develop powerful written documents that draw readers in and keep them motivated to continue to the end. Register for "Effective Business Writing" (Virtual)

Introduction to Screenwriting 

Everything you need to know to write a great script, from structure, character creation, and dialogue to marketing and selling your screenplay. Register for "Introduction to Screenwriting" (Virtual)

Travel Writing 

Profit from your experiences in exotic lands (or your own backyard) by learning how to write and sell travel articles and books. Register for "Travel Writing" (Virtual)

Beginner's Guide to Getting Published 

Published writer shows you how to give yourself the credibility you need to get your books and articles published. Register for "Beginner's Guide to Getting Published" (Virtual)

How to Make Money From Your Writing 

You really can make money with your writing. Whether you want to create your own business, add to your income, supplement your retirement, or boost what you're earning as a writer, you'll find the how-to's here. Register for "How to Make Money From Your Writing" (Virtual)

Write and Publish Your Nonfiction Book 

Become a professional author or advance your career by learning to write, edit, and publish nonfiction books of all types. Register for "Write & Publish Your Nonfiction Book" (Virtual)

Writing Young Adult Fiction 

Develop your own young adult novel and learn how to break into one of today's hottest publishing markets. Register for "Writing Young Adult Fiction" (Virtual)

Write Your Life Story 

Create & distribute an inspirational and professional autobiography for family, friends, and others. Register for "Write Your Life Story" (Virtual)

Writing for Children 

Published children's author shows you how to touch the hearts of children by creating books for them. Register for "Writing for Children" (Virtual)

Writing Fiction Series 

The craft of fiction with lessons developed by a published author. Fundamentals of storytelling that bring your ideas to fruition, and how edit and polish your work like a professional writer. Register for "Writing Fiction Series" (Virtual)

Writing the Fantasy Novel 

This is the perfect course for anyone who's ever thought about becoming a fantasy fiction writer. Register for "Writing the Fantasy Novel" (Virtual)

Mystery Writing 

Using vivid examples from bestselling mystery novels, this course will teach you the techniques you need to become a successful author. Register for "Mystery Writing" (Virtual)

Romance Writing 

Whether you're a new or experienced writer, this course will teach you the skills you need to write a romance novel that will make readers swoon. Register for "Romance Writing" (Virtual)