Course Description

Writing for children and youth is a rich and vibrant global market. Focus on writing fiction for readers aged 8 to 12 years. Examine the writing process from initial concept to finished work including turning ideas into stories, story structure, developing characters, creating outlines, and the importance of editing and revision.

Students will explore market and publishing opportunities in this interactive and supportive online course.

Course Details

Learning Outcomes

 By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Define the fundamentals of writing for children and youth
  • Create stories out of ideas
  • Develop believable characters
  • Discuss the importance of outlines, research, editing and revision

Applies Towards the Following Program(s)

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Online Asynchronous
May 21, 2024 to Jun 24, 2024
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat fee non-credit $329.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook
No textbook required
Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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