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WRI 340 Writing for Children and Youth

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Course Description

The children and youth writing market is a rich and vibrant one. We will focus on writing for readers aged 8 to 14 years, with a brief discussion for age groups younger than this. Examine the writing process from initial concept to finished work including how to turn ideas into stories, story structure, developing characters, the creation of outlines and the importance of editing and revision. You will also examine ways to research publishing houses where you can submit your work, cover letters, synopses and sample chapters.

This course may be included in one of Continuing Education’s many certificates. To apply for a certificate and/or for more information about certificate programs please go to: http://conted.ucalgary.ca/public/listCertificate.do?method=load

 

Prerequisites

Prerequisites: BMC 352 Learning Online and WRI 140 Creative Writing Explorations.

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course, by telephone, if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.


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Sections

  WRI 340 - 006 Writing for Children and Youth  
  Winter 2017   Status:  Available
 
Online:   24 Jan 2017 to 20 Mar 2017
Hours: 30.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    545.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
 
Delivery Options:  Online
Instructor(s): Simon Rose, BA
  Reading List / Textbook:  N/A
  Section Notes:  

Prerequisites: BMC 352 Learning Online and WRI 140 Creative Writing Explorations.

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course, by telephone, if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.

This course will be delivered using Desire2Learn (D2L). Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am on the start date. A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers.

  
 


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