Discover how successful middle grade and young adult books are crafted, and begin to plot out and write a tale of your own.
In this course, we will consider how a plot works, what makes a compelling character, and what drives a reader forward. Students will participate in an online critique group and have an opportunity to get their first five pages reviewed.
Course Number: WCWP-40274
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Children’s Book Writing, Creative Writing
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7/11/2023 - 9/12/2023
This course is entirely web-based and to be completed asynchronously between the published course start and end dates. Synchronous attendance is NOT required.
You will have access to your online course on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
Marsden, Carolyn, Author and writing teacher of over thirty years.
Carolyn Marsden teaches History of Children's Literature , Writing for Children II: Intermediate , and Writing for the Middle Grade/YA Reader for the Children's Book Illustration and Children's Book Writing certificate programs.
Carolyn Marsden, MFA is the author of over a dozen award-winning children's novels published by Candlewick, Viking and Carolrhoda. Her books take place in countries all over the world and in a wide variety of historical times, ranging from the sixteenth century to the present. Marsden has taught writing for over thirty years.
Early enrollment advised.
No refunds after: 7/15/2023.
Early Enrollment Discount: $400 ($425 if enrolled after 6/5/2023).
This is an Online Asynchronous course.
All instruction and course materials delivered and
completed online between the published course start and
end dates. You will have access to your course on the
published start date OR 1 business day after your
enrollment is confirmed, if you enroll on or after the
published start date.
To login to your course, go to your MyExtension
account, select My Courses, select this course and then
click the link that appears under Online Provider.
7/11/2023 - 9/12/2023
You will have access to your course materials on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
There are no sections of this course currently scheduled. Please contact the Arts, Humanities, Languages & Digital Arts department at 858-534-5760 or email@example.com for information about when this course will be offered again.