Writing and Fine Arts Academy

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Writing and Fine Arts Academy Courses

Beginning Creative Writing
Depending on course genre(s), students discover poetry, prose, screenwriting, children’s literature, or playwriting. Each course centers on the craft of literary writing through reading and writing assignments. Courses may also cover effective feedback methods and possible publication markets.

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Advanced Writing Workshop
Continuation of ENGX 4007 with emphasis on literary writing. Integrated with college credit ENGL 2308. For online classes, internet access is required. For information call 512-223-3355 during the 1st week of class.

Basic Writing Skills Course
An introductory course that provides basic writing skills (hard copy and e-mail communication), helps with developing simple documents such as memos, letters, simple reports, complaints, and brief summaries. Provides guidance to participants with basic organization and sentence structure when communicating in writing.

Beginning Creative Writing
Depending on course genre(s), students discover poetry, prose, screenwriting, children’s literature, or playwriting. Each course centers on the craft of literary writing through reading and writing assignments. Courses may also cover effective feedback methods and possible publication markets.

To see specific class genre(s), click into the class and select More Info...

Introduction to Hollywood Screenwriting
This is your chance to learn what it takes to get your script noticed in Hollywood. Class covers the basics of premise, plotting, characterization, and dialogue. Propose story ideas and write scenes. You'll need Internet access to receive homework assignments and correspondence from instructor.

Memoirs
Instruction in literary writing: memoirs.

Playwriting
Students study and analyze the structure of different styles and movements of theater and how it differs from film and other genres of the written word. Students edit and critique plays, and write a one-act play or 2 fifteen minute scenes.

Poetry
Instruction in literary writing: poetry. Possible markets for creative writing will be discussed.

Prose
Instruction in literary writing: prose. Possible markets for creative writing to be discussed.

Prose Fiction
Instruction in literary writing.

Prose Memoir
Instruction in literary writing.

Screenwriting
Students study and analyze the process of writing for film by examining story concept, theme, characterization, structure, and script formatting, and by creating synopses and treatments.

Beginning Creative Writing
Depending on course genre(s), students discover poetry, prose, screenwriting, children’s literature, or playwriting. Each course centers on the craft of literary writing through reading and writing assignments. Courses may also cover effective feedback methods and possible publication markets.

To see specific class genre(s), click into the class and select More Info...

Poetry
Instruction in literary writing: poetry. Possible markets for creative writing will be discussed.

Beginning Creative Writing
Depending on course genre(s), students discover poetry, prose, screenwriting, children’s literature, or playwriting. Each course centers on the craft of literary writing through reading and writing assignments. Courses may also cover effective feedback methods and possible publication markets.

To see specific class genre(s), click into the class and select More Info...


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