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Do you want to write children’s books, novels, nonfiction, screenplays, or memoirs? Come discover your writing niche and find your personal writing style in our literary arts classes.

Classes also available for teen writers.

Current Literary Arts Classes

  • Beginning Screenwriting

    Is your dream to become a screenwriter? Do you brainstorm script ideas or start writing but do not know what to do next? This class is the... More »

  • Beginning Writing

    This course is designed especially for emerging fiction and non-fiction writers who have to pursue their literary projects on lunch breaks o... More »

  • Cartoon Illustration

    Become the cartoonist you always dreamed of in this introduction to the art of cartooning! For artists who aspire to (1) illustrate books, (... More »

  • Children's Book Illustration

    Immerse yourself in the world of children's book illustration with this introductory course. Using a variety of media, you'll learn basic te... More »

  • Children's Book Illustration: Level II

    Explore further your passion for Children's Book Illustration in this intermediate class. You will learn step by step how to create a childr... More »

  • Community Programs Open House

    Finding time for exploring your interests and learning something new isn't always the easiest task, especially when there are so m... More »

  • Geek Fiction Writing

    This course analyzes popular sci-fi, fantasy, superhero and dystopian screen favorites to discover what makes them tick. Then we use these t... More »

  • Scene Weaving

    In this course, students will focus on the well-crafted scene: devastating dialogue, authentic action, vivid setting. All of this comes fro... More »

  • The Magic of Writing for Children

    Whether you’re a beginner, or have already published; whether you want to write for preschoolers, teens, or in-between, this is the class ... More »

  • YA Novel Writing: Captivating the Teen Reader

    The Young Adult book market is in a state of rapid growth, as teens devour “relatable” reads and hunt for more. Publishers are searching... More »

  • Crafting Memory into Memoir 1

    We recall our pasts in fragments, so how can we turn random memories into structured narrative? We'll first analyze the works of writers an... More »

  • Intuitive Writing

    Unlock your natural literary voice, and see what it has to say. You will be surprised! We all have a spark of native genius. We sense it d... More »

  • Writing and Book Coach

    Want targeted, one-on-one assistance with your writing? If you are working on a writing project or a book for either professional or person... More »

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