In this Beginner's Creative Writing Workshop, participants will explore their own writing as text. You will write journals, short stories, and memoirs, while reading and discussing established works. Exercises completed in and outside of the workshop will focus on molding a creative idea into an actual piece of writing. Goals: loosening up, generating new material to shape, and finding your voice. Learn More!
Do you often conjure stories in your head only to have them fizzle out on the page? Do you dream about creating memorable characters that never come to life? Do you envision complex plot lines that continue to elude you? Then it’s time to stop dreaming and start writing! Learn More.
You’ve often imagined writing your own life stories, to record for your children or even to publish. Maybe you’ve even discussed these ideas with family and friends, heard their account of the same stories. But you’ve never quite understood how to put pen to paper, how to tell your version of the story. Now it’s finally time to learn how to write your story your way.
Do you often procrastinate when assigned to write project requirements or send important inter-office memos? Do you hold your breath while e-mailing your employer, wondering if she'll notice the grammatical errors you're sure you've missed? Well, it's finally time to set those shaky writing skills on solid ground and write like the professional you really are.
You feel the writing bug often enough and even put pen to paper most days, but when are you going to develop those pages, take your writing to the next level?
In this Creative Writing Workshop— The Next Step, participants will learn how to shape their material into personal essays, articles, or stories, and explore their own writing as text. Students will conduct research to discover suitable markets for their writing and focus their work accordingly.
Completing the college admission application has become a grueling and elusive process. With so many students hailing perfect grade-point averages and impressive résumé activities, universities expect applicants to write insightful and entertaining essays that reveal the unique person behind the grades. Yet, most students are unprepared to summarize their distinctive qualities in a one-page essay. They procrastinate, waiting until the deadline approaches before attempting to complete the work. The result: sloppy, incomprehensive essays that won’t help them make the cut.