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    “I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.” — Anne Frank

     

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    • Don't miss out on upcoming Courses for Writers at FVCC. Details

    • Our Annual Student Writing Contest is gearing up. Get the details here

    • Montana Screenwriting Competition coming up soon. Details also Contact Barbara Schiffman

    • Someone to fulfill our writing needs. Our own Kristin Howard is going to be available to help you with your proofreading and copy editing. Find her here.

    • If you haven't visited our Resources page, you are missing a lot of good writing advice. Check it out.

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  • Upcoming Continuing Ed Courses at FVCC for Writers

    Here's another course - online - Instructor is Dennis Foley: Novel Draft in 70 Days

    It's designed for the perpetual procrastinators

    https://writers.com/classes/novel-first-draft-70-days

    Starts Jan 29 at Writers.com

    The Screenwriting Challenge

    Kathy Dunnehoff (5 sessions)

    Write a complete screenplay from start to finish! We’ll tackle it act by act, and by the end of the course, you’ll have a first draft and a group of supportive fellow writers. A basic screenwriting course or equivalent is recommended. No class Feb 17.

    Mon Jan 27-Mar 2 6-8 pm $79 AT 204

     

    Explore Creative Writing

    Kathy Dunnehoff (6 sessions)

    Have you ever wanted to write creatively but wondered what to write about and how to even begin? With fun and interesting prompts, supportive fellow writers, and the freedom to create, you’ll find getting started is easier than you thought. No class on Feb 17.

    Mon Feb 3-Mar 16 10am-12pm $89 AT 204

     

    Writing the First Novel

    Dennis Foley (10 sessions)

    This class is for writers who are eager to write or are already writing their first novel. Focus will be on organization, the elements of plotting, point of view, story motion, character, dialogue, setting, conflict and dramatic tension. Emphasis is on creating habits that reduce the demand on your time while turning out the manuscript pages with the least amount of wasted motion. No writing needs to be submitted in class. No class on Mar 24.

    Tues Feb 4-Apr 14 6:30-8:30pm $129 BC 133

     

    Writing Memoir: Telling Your Story

    Mark Leichliter (5 sessions)

    No matter how experienced you are in the writing process, this course will build your writing confidence, provide you valuable, personalized feedback, and give you new tools and techniques for getting the story of your life on the page. Suitable for individuals wishing to capture individual experiences in short pieces and for those working on book-length material.

    Tues Mar 31-Apr 28 6-8pm $79 BC 141

  • Time again for our Annual Student Writing Contest

    Deadline is March 13, 2020

    Click below to download the Guidelines

    Student Entry Form

    Click below, download, fill out and submit this form with your entry

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