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Writing classes for the novice to the professional including copy editing.
 
You have mastered the basics of copyediting and proofreading—the tasks, the marks, and the concept of styling. If you would like to add to your skills, join us as we explore and apply intermediate-level concepts and practices. We will learn to spot a pervasive grammatical error, to use hyphens, en-dashes, and em-dashes, and to discern restrictive and nonrestrictive elements (when to use which and that, for example). We will test our skills with entertaining and challenging exercises. A $3 materials fee is payable to the instructor at class.

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 10/3/2017, ending 10/3/2017

Tuition: $45.00

Materials Cost: $3.00

Location : New Vista High School Location : 
  New Vista High School.

Room :  316

Instructor : Alice Levine 

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A blog is simply a short and informative article of about 350 words. Blogs can be an enjoyable hobby and also a way to earn additional income. Whether you're interested in blogging for your own enjoyment or for employment opportunities, you'll find blogs are an essential part of today's business world. In this interactive workshop, you'll learn the essential components for creating an optimized blog with rich, engaging, informative content, images and video. We'll also discuss social media platforms and how to promote your blog. We'll cover how to connect with other bloggers and the importance of guest blogging. Be sure to bring a few ideas you'd like to blog about to class; no writing experience necessary. Bring a laptop if you want to follow along real-time.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 9/25/2017, ending 9/25/2017

Tuition: $65.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Arapahoe Campus Location : 
  Arapahoe Campus.

Room :  368

Instructor : Jules Marie 



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A blog is simply a short and informative article of about 350 words. Blogs can be an enjoyable hobby and also a way to earn additional income. Whether you're interested in blogging for your own enjoyment or for employment opportunities, you'll find blogs are an essential part of today's business world. In this interactive workshop, you'll learn the essential components for creating an optimized blog with rich, engaging, informative content, images and video. We'll also discuss social media platforms and how to promote your blog. We'll cover how to connect with other bloggers and the importance of guest blogging. Be sure to bring a few ideas you'd like to blog about to class; no writing experience necessary. Bring a laptop if you want to follow along real-time.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; starting 11/16/2017, ending 11/16/2017

Tuition: $65.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Southern Hills Middle Location : 
  Southern Hills Middle.

Room :  277

Instructor : Jules Marie 



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Business e-newsletters are an ideal way to maintain a connection with fans and are a vital part of a successful marketing campaign. Creating a monthly newsletter with the newest drag-and-drop features and easy-to-use templates allows for creativity and personalization. Newsletters drive sales, build trust and loyalty, boosts your social media following and increases traffic to your website. We'll select a single and simple campaign goal and build a draft of a newsletter during class. Bring a laptop or use one in the classroom. A $5 materials fee is payable to instructor.

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 10/25/2017, ending 10/25/2017

Tuition: $79.00

Materials Cost: $5.00

Location : Arapahoe Campus Location : 
  Arapahoe Campus.

Room :  It lab 121

Instructor : Jules Marie 

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Overcome flat, predictable characters that could ruin your captivating screenplay plot. Embrace your villain as much as your hero to make their battle epic! And don’t forget to add depth to your supporting cast and determine whose side they're really on and why. Focusing on these important techniques will make your characters shine and attract top-notch actors. Bring writing materials to class. A $5 materials fee is payable to instructor.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 11/6/2017, ending 11/6/2017

Tuition: $79.00

Materials Cost: $5.00

Location : Platt Middle Location : 
  Platt Middle.

Room :  108

Instructor : Amanda Conti 



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 A brave-new-world of electronic publishing is out there!  What is necessary to set up your manuscript for different eBook platforms?  Become aware of the common pitfalls writers face, especially when formatting for Apple.  Learn what it takes to structure your work or how to subcontract to format editors.  Understand how much money you can make and what you need to do to publicize your eBook via websites and social media.  A materials fee of $5 is payable to the instructor at the first class.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 10/19/2017, ending 10/19/2017

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $5.00

Location : Casey Middle Location : 
  Casey Middle.

Room :  C215

Instructor : Salvatore Trento 

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Join us for an enlightening session as we work together on copyediting a nonfiction piece. This course is intended for those who have mastered the basics of copyediting. Editors: Sharpen your skills in determining changes that should be made; develop a respect for the writer’s vocabulary, sentence structure, and punctuation; and strengthen your role. Writers: Understand why and how editors do what they do; determine when to accept suggestions; and learn how to profit from the astute eye your editor possesses. A $3 materials fee is payable to the instructor at class.  

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM; starting 10/10/2017, ending 10/10/2017

Tuition: $45.00

Materials Cost: $3.00

Location : New Vista High School Location : 
  New Vista High School.

Room :  Room 316

Instructor : Alice Levine 

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In fast, friendly and fun writes, contemplate your holiday season and take time for yourself amid the “holidaze.” Work through how you can face challenges and decide on your priorities for celebrations. Make this a season of “ho, ho, ho,” not “oh no! oh no!” as you focus on the true gifts of the season – kindness, compassion and encouragement. Come join with others on this gentle journal journey.

Schedule : Weekly - Sun 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM; starting 11/5/2017, ending 11/5/2017

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Platt Middle Location : 
  Platt Middle.

Room :  Library 611

Instructor : Carolyn Jennings 



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Create an illuminated letter based on the highly decorated manuscripts of the Middle Ages using faux gilding and vining techniques. Although this is a wonderful tool for the accomplished artist, no artistic background is necessary. Contact instructor at marita.mcdonough@gmail.com for supplies. A $5 materials fee is payable to instructor for items not supplied by student. Bring a sack lunch.

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM; starting 11/14/2017, ending 11/14/2017

Tuition: $55.00

Materials Cost: $5.00

Location : KUMON Math and Reading Center Location : 
  KUMON Math and Reading Center.

Room :  building

Instructor : Marita McDonough 



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Bring your story to life with a step-by-step method that avoids amateur mistakes. Professional screenwriters practice craft techniques to organize creative ideas and develop provocative characters for a silver-screen-ready script. Discover the essential secrets of master storytellers! Bring a legal pad and pen to class. A $15 materials fee for "Introduction to Screenwriting Notebook" is payable to instructor at first class.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 9/30/2017, ending 10/21/2017

Tuition: $249.00

Materials Cost: $15.00

Location : New Vista High School Location : 
  New Vista High School.

Room :  363

Instructor : Amanda Conti 



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Maybe you’ve taken a memoir writing class before and maybe you haven’t. Regardless, there's no experience necessary to come for MORE! This workshop starts with memory-trigger writing and then moves into how to tell your story through dialogue, imagery, characters and themes. The encouraging atmosphere of creative expression, exercises and guidance brings out the best in everyone's writing.  Most importantly, everyone has fun discovering how easy the process is.  Bring a writing utensil and paper or computer to class. A $5 materials fee for a step by step direction booklet is payable to instructor at class.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 12/9/2017, ending 12/16/2017

Tuition: $135.00

Materials Cost: $5.00

Location : Platt Middle Location : 
  Platt Middle.

Room :  Library 611

Instructor : Elizabeth Gold 

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Dive into the screenwriting craft with advice on getting started and the myriad of ways to make your dreams come true. Create a strong foundation in this ever-changing industry and understand the expectations of industry writers. By the end of class you'll know where to begin and the work that must be done. Bring a legal pad and pen to class. A $10 materials fee is payable to instructor at class.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 9/25/2017, ending 9/25/2017

Tuition: $79.00

Materials Cost: $10.00

Location : Platt Middle Location : 
  Platt Middle.

Room :  108

Instructor : Amanda Conti 



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