Don't miss out on upcoming Courses for Writers at FVCC. Details
Our Annual Student Writing Contest is gearing up. Get the details here
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.
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
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