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Class Title Section Start • End Dates County Description Section ID Start Date End Date Instructor Name Location Building/Room Hours (CEUs) Class Meetings Enrollment Inst. Method Cost Books Registration
Flash Fiction - Revision & PublicationC323310/13 - 10/13ChathamNow that you've written your first flash fictions, you're ready to show them off! Bring a story of your own and learn how to revise, prepare and submit it for publication in online or print magazines, and how later to create a book-length collection and find publishers. 67304October 13, 2018October 13, 2018Ashley MemoryPMC (Pittsboro Main Campus) (opens in a new window)Pittsboro Small Business, room 103G6.00 (0.60)
  • Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
12 seats of 12 available 1TR-Traditional$50n/a
Flash Fiction BootcampC32329/22 - 9/22ChathamThink you don't have time to write? Anybody has time for flash fiction, and by the end of this class, you'll have five finished pieces. Bring your favorite writing gear (notebook and pen/pencil or laptop) and get ready for some prompts, new inspirations, and instant feedback. Atten-hut! 67303September 22, 2018September 22, 2018Ashley MemoryPMC (Pittsboro Main Campus) (opens in a new window)Pittsboro Small Business, room 103G6.00 (0.60)
  • Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
12 seats of 12 available 1TR-Traditional$50n/a
He Said She Said DialogueC323410/6 - 10/20ChathamThis class introduces writers of fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry to the conventions and complexities of writing dialogue, including how to use speech tags, action tags and reactions tags, and use dialogue to forward action, set scene and mood, show backstory and characters' agendas. 67310October 6, 2018October 20, 2018Judith StantonPMC (Pittsboro Main Campus) (opens in a new window)Pittsboro Small Business, room 103G6.00 (0.60)
  • Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
12 seats of 12 available 1TR-Traditional$50n/a
Introduction to GrantwritingC32369/13 - 9/13ChathamLearn the basics of writing a grant in this hand-on, workshop-type setting, including: learning different components of a grant, setting and maintaining grant cycles, identifying grant funding resources, and applying good storytelling to a successful program. 67313September 13, 2018September 13, 2018Dolly SicklesPMC (Pittsboro Main Campus) (opens in a new window)Pittsboro Small Business, room 103G7.00 (0.70)
  • Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
12 seats of 12 available 1TR-Traditional$55n/a
Moving from Memoir to PoetryC30589/11 - 11/13ChathamIn this class, you will study how poets turn their memories and experiences into poetry. Time will be divided between workshopping your poems and discussing poems by a diverse selection of poets. This class is open to all levels. 67441September 11, 2018November 13, 2018PMC (Pittsboro Main Campus) (opens in a new window)Pittsboro Admin/Class, room 022620.00 (2.00)
  • Tuesday, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
15 seats of 15 available 1TR-Traditional$125n/a

Registration for this class begins: 7/6/2018

Occupational PoetryC32389/29 - 9/29ChathamYour career (and the careers of others) can serve as an untapped gold mine of poetic subject matter and highly original material. Rhyme your resume and use verse to create lyrical occupational observations. Tap into the tradition of working class poets like Walt Whitman and Philip Levine (a U.S. Poet Laureate). 67346September 29, 2018September 29, 2018PMC (Pittsboro Main Campus) (opens in a new window)Pittsboro Small Business, room 103G6.00 (0.60)
  • Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
12 seats of 12 available 1TR-Traditional$50n/a
Poetry of Social WitnessC32399/8 - 9/8ChathamA generation of emerging poets are writing about race, immigration, gender, religion, and class. Underneath they affirm that we are one human family, with many more similarities that differences. This workshop explores key 21st century poets and teaches you to write about social issues from your own personal experience. 67348September 8, 2018September 8, 2018Ralph EarlePMC (Pittsboro Main Campus) (opens in a new window)Pittsboro Small Business, room 103G4.00 (0.40)
  • Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
12 seats of 12 available 1TR-Traditional$50n/a
The Business of Writing for ChildrenC32359/12 - 10/24ChathamIf you've dreamed of writing a children's book, this is the course for you! Practice the creative side of the craft while developing your own manuscript, and learn the business side of writing, including how to identify publishers, how to prepare your submission, and how to market your work. There are two suggested texts for this class. 67312September 12, 2018October 24, 2018Dolly SicklesPMC (Pittsboro Main Campus) (opens in a new window)Pittsboro Small Business, room 103G14.00 (1.40)
  • Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
15 seats of 15 available 1TR-Traditional$95n/a
Write Faster, Write Better: Author 2.0C324110/27 - 10/27ChathamDo you want to write faster? Do you want to write better? This workshop will teach you some fun ways to "hack" your brain to support increased productivity, outwit pesky inner critics and unleash your inner storyteller. Also geared for writers wanting to try National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWiMo). 67376October 27, 2018October 27, 2018Michele BergerPMC (Pittsboro Main Campus) (opens in a new window)Pittsboro Small Business, room 103G5.00 (0.50)
  • Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
10 seats of 10 available 1TR-Traditional$50n/a
Writing About FamilyC32379/15 - 9/15ChathamOur family stories are personal and therefore close to us and full of detail writers can use in description and dialogue. Authors like Thomas Mann, Alice Munro, John Updike and Frank McCourt have worked imaginative wonders using families as source material. Students will explore multiple genres and styles to best tell the family story, and end class with future prompts to keep the process going. 67345September 15, 2018September 15, 2018PMC (Pittsboro Main Campus) (opens in a new window)Pittsboro Small Business, room 103G6.00 (0.60)
  • Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
12 seats of 12 available 1TR-Traditional$50n/a
Your Life is a Poem! IIC20607/9 - 8/13ChathamEveryday life can translate into poetry when one tunes into the environment. New students as well as those who would like to develop their skills further, share their work, and study new poetry are welcome. Each class will involve prompts, critiques, and discussion. 65960July 9, 2018August 13, 2018Thomas Dow IIPMC (Pittsboro Main Campus) (opens in a new window)Pittsboro Admin/Class, room 022612.00 (1.20)
  • Monday, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
14 seats of 15 available 1TR-Traditional$100n/a
Your Poetic Voice: Humor?, Drama? or?C32409/25 - 10/30ChathamThis poetry workshop will focus on participant's own work and will include critique, discussion and prompts. Examples of contemporary poetry and learning editing skills will support this process. 67374September 25, 2018October 30, 2018Thomas Dow IIPMC (Pittsboro Main Campus) (opens in a new window)Pittsboro Admin/Class, room 022612.00 (1.20)
  • Tuesday, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
12 seats of 12 available 1TR-Traditional$100n/a

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