Who wants to be the next 50 Shades writer? Did the Hunger Games inspire you? Trilogies are popular and in demand these days geared to young adult fans. Not only do publishers like to buy sequels to assure return business, but provides a longer shelf life in book stores as well. This course is geared toward the young adult market, whether short stories or novel.
This class focuses on writing two short stories or begin a novel with a synopsis. This course focuses on the craft of plot, character development and arc, point of view, structure, dialogue, description and voice. A balance of lecture, brain wedgie exercises, two opportunities to present work to your peers and instructor for feedback along with a deadline of 10 weeks, students can expect to hold in their hand actual writing material honed at a professional level.