Course Description
An intense and interactive course that will consist of reading, writing and sharing the best of children's books and children's poetry. Analyze stories and illustrations to decipher what makes them publishable. The techniques of story writing will be discussed, including storyboarding. We will explore the process of creating and participants will receive constructive feedback from both the instructor and fellow classmates. Publishing options will be shared along with experiences and resources for marketing. Final projects or works in progress will be presented to the class in the final session.
Instructor Bio
Deborah Anderson is a Master of Fine Arts graduate with supplemental Master level English writing courses, demonstrated experience teaching on the secondary and college levels, research, ongoing professional writing and teaching with Bachelor degrees in Education, Theatre Arts and a minor in English. She is a versatile and successful published writer and an effective communicatior. Professor Anderson's ebook, Miss Mockingbird and the Proud Peacock was published in the iTunes Bookstore and her first edition printing was self-published
Course Objectives
Analyze stories and illustrations.
Decipher others works and discuss what makes them publishable
Learn techniques of writing
Create a story for feedback by students and instructor
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