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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
Finish Your NovelC12301/19 - 5/4ChathamMeeting once a month for a semester, students will take a problem-solving approach to finishing their novels. This class is intended for writers with an in-progress novel. 69322January 19, 2019May 4, 2019Samantha BryantPMC (Pittsboro Main Campus) (opens in a new window)Pittsboro Small Business, room 103G15.00 (1.50)
  • Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
11 seats of 12 available 1TR-Traditional (100% face-to-face instruction)$95n/a
Flash Fiction Bootcamp IIC12354/13 - 4/13ChathamThink 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 new prompts, new inspirations, and instant feedback. Atten-hut! 69536April 13, 2019April 13, 2019Ashley 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 (100% face-to-face instruction)$50n/a
Introduction to Grant WritingC12264/2 - 4/2ChathamLearn the basics of writing a grant in this hands-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. 69160April 2, 2019April 2, 2019Dolly SicklesPMC (Pittsboro Main Campus) (opens in a new window)Pittsboro Small Business, room 103G7.00 (0.70)
  • Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
12 seats of 12 available 1TR-Traditional (100% face-to-face instruction)$55n/a
Mindfulness and Writing HaikuC10733/9 - 3/16ChathamThis class will focus on the role of mindfulness in haiku by examining Buddhist ideas and their expression in Chinese and Japanese poetry. We will apply these ideas to writing haiku in English. Students will complete classroom exercises derived from traditional and non-traditional sources and will write and discuss their haiku. 69306March 9, 2019March 16, 2019Timothy MattimorePMC (Pittsboro Main Campus) (opens in a new window)Pittsboro Small Business, room 103G6.00 (0.60)
  • Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
12 seats of 12 available 1TR-Traditional (100% face-to-face instruction)$50n/a
Moving from Memoir to PoetryC12333/7 - 5/9ChathamIn 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. 69182March 7, 2019May 9, 2019Grace MacNairPMC (Pittsboro Main Campus) (opens in a new window)Pittsboro Admin/Class, room 022620.00 (2.00)
  • Thursday, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
15 seats of 15 available 1TR-Traditional (100% face-to-face instruction)$125n/a
Performing PoetryC12291/26 - 1/26ChathamMost poetry sales are made at poetry readings; bad readings damage sales; excellent readings enhance sales. You will learn how to read and recite excellently--so poetry shines and comes alive. You'll also learn why some poetry is read or recited as it is. This'll be fun! 69318January 26, 2019January 26, 2019Jonathan YorkPMC (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.
9 seats of 10 available 1TR-Traditional (100% face-to-face instruction)$40n/a
Playing with WordsC12272/5 - 3/12ChathamThis is a class designed for writers to hone their craft creating compelling characters captured in true-to-life dialogue. Through in class writing exercises incorporating successful playwriting and screenwriting techniques, participants will create an original short play inspired by fictional or real life. The final session of the class will include reading of participants' new works! 69307February 5, 2019March 12, 2019June GuralnickPMC (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.
16 seats of 16 available 1TR-Traditional (100% face-to-face instruction)$125n/a
Social Media for Writers: 7 StrategiesC12283/23 - 3/23ChathamCreating an online presence and managing social media is a must for aspiring and professional writers. Engaging with social media helps writers build relationships with other authors, fans and industry professionals. Find out ways to effectively harness social media to meet your goals and have fun while doing it. 69311March 23, 2019March 23, 2019Michele 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 (100% face-to-face instruction)$50n/a
Transform Your Health: Write to HealC10713/4 - 4/22ChathamAre secrets hazardous to your health? Can language reduce stress? Is writing a pathway to resilience and optimum well-being? Benefit from the results of research by taking a course in expressive writing. We do all our writing during timed sessions in class. You will take away 21 different writing tools for future use. 69142March 4, 2019April 22, 2019Mary BarnardPMC (Pittsboro Main Campus) (opens in a new window)Pittsboro Admin/Class, room 022616.00 (1.60)
  • Monday, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
12 seats of 12 available 1TR-Traditional (100% face-to-face instruction)$100n/a
Write Your Life StoryC10722/20 - 4/24ChathamWriting your life story can bring enjoyment and satisfaction. It's a priceless gift, a legacy of living history for your family. This class will provide a structured process, prompts for ideas, weekly writing and reading aloud, and suggestions for continuing and publishing. 69150February 20, 2019April 24, 2019Karen PullenPMC (Pittsboro Main Campus) (opens in a new window)Pittsboro Admin/Class, room 022620.00 (2.00)
  • Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
12 seats of 12 available 1TR-Traditional (100% face-to-face instruction)$160n/a
Write the Poem You Really Want to WriteC10701/30 - 3/6ChathamWrite the poem you really want to write. This class will discuss published examples of a rante of poetic styles and voices, provide participant critiques, prompt writing, and look at publishing possibilities. Suitable for experienced and beginning poets. 69304January 30, 2019March 6, 2019Thomas Dow IIPMC (Pittsboro Main Campus) (opens in a new window)Pittsboro Admin/Class, room 022612.00 (1.20)
  • Wednesday, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11 seats of 12 available 1TR-Traditional (100% face-to-face instruction)$100n/a
Writing for Young AudiencesC12373/20 - 5/8ChathamIf 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. 69980March 20, 2019May 8, 2019Dolly SicklesPMC (Pittsboro Main Campus) (opens in a new window)Pittsboro Admin/Class, room 022616.00 (1.60)
  • Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
15 seats of 15 available 1TR-Traditional (100% face-to-face instruction)$115n/a
Writing the Killer MysteryC10753/2 - 4/6ChathamThe course will cover the elements of the murder mystery, including sub-genre, story premise, development of character and plot. Developing suspense, red herrings, misdirection, backstory and flashbacks will be included. Critiquing, rewriting and publishing will be touched upon. 69156March 2, 2019April 6, 2019Ronald VoigtsPMC (Pittsboro Main Campus) (opens in a new window)Pittsboro Small Business, room 103G8.00 (0.80)
  • Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
12 seats of 12 available 1TR-Traditional (100% face-to-face instruction)$70n/a

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