Friday, August 14, 2009

Upcoming Class: Writing Children's Literature

Upcoming Class (attention Bellingham people, this one's for you!)

Writing Children's Literature:

Location: Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
Taught by: Nina Laden, Paul Owen Lewis and Laurel Leigh

Turn passion into product! Three professionals conduct a series of classes offering their insight, skill and unique perspective in writing children’s literature to help you fire up your own creative abilities. With expert guidance, you will experiment and sample the field exploring children’s fiction and nonfiction, including picture books, chapter books, middle-grade books, and books for young adults. Focus will be placed on essential literary elements such as plot, character, setting, dialogue - and that all-important first chapter. All you need is paper, pencil and the courage to begin. Your passion for children’s books has another chapter: a product of your own!

Total contact hours: 30
10 sessions/10 weeks
September 21 – November 23
Mondays, 6:30 – 9:30 pm
$525

1 comment:

Angelina C. Hansen said...

Lois Longwood e-mailed me today and asked if I could share this link for those who are interested:
http://www.acadweb.wwu.edu/eesp/childlit/index.shtml