Plan, Write, Publish
In this 16-session class, students will plan, write, and publish e-books in the narrative genre of their choice while developing strong writing skills and habits. They will experiment with various writing techniques and gain insight into the worlds of writing and publishing from professionals in the field.
Part 1: Plan
Making a writing plan. Selecting genre and scope. Outlining.
- Deadlines & Calendar Skills
- Plot & Conflict
Part 2: Write
Priming creativity. Beating writer’s block. Drafting. Revising.
- Organizing Principles
- Integrating the Theme
- Shows & Tells
- Tone & Voice
- Character Development
- Thematic Connections
- Advanced Lit Techniques
Part 3: Publish
Editing. Formatting. Designing. Marketing.
- Choosing a Title & Subtitle
- Selecting Keywords & Categories
- Cover Design
- Promotion Strategies
- Author Website
Next start date: November 16, 2016
Ages: 12 to 14
Here's what's included in Plan, Write, Publish:
16 Online Class Sessions
We'll meet online via video conference for instruction, to share writing, and for detailed feedback and expert advice. This small group space is the perfect setting for young writers to feel both supported and challenged.
Unlimited Support Between Classes
Students will have unlimited email access to the instructor and will receive feedback, tips, encouragement, and answers to their questions. They'll also be held accountable so that they continue moving towards their publishing goals!
Personalized Writing Toolbox
Students will compile Writing Toolboxes filled with templates, checklists, outlines, and other resources to help them write with greater ease and also build strong writing habits that will last long beyond the class.
Guest Presenters from the Writing and Publishing World
Professionals in the fields of writing, publishing, and marketing will join us to share their experience and expertise, helping students to understand what working in this arena is really like.
One 1:1 Coaching Session
Each student will receive a one-on-one session with the instructor to get personalized support. This is an opportunity to move past a writing obstacle, break through writer’s block, or learn an advanced strategy or acceleration tool.
Make writing more exciting and motivating with a real-life publishing goal!
Price: $960 per student (installment plan available)
Here's how to enroll:
- Make your payment here.
- Within 24 hours, you'll receive your Welcome Email with more details about how we'll connect.
- Before class begins, you'll receive a link to our class portal where you'll find links to our classroom and assignments.