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Gain valuable skills in clear communication through writing. We’ll focus on enhancing written communication in a professional business environment. Applicable to business development, including proposals, vision and mission development, problem and solution models, and analytics. Learn to write in conformity with professional conventions. Includes short lecture, audio/visual examples, small group interaction, timed writing exercises and peer edit review. Recommended that student has a clear grasp of English composition and grammar.

11398

Start date: 07/12/18

Room :  Downtown Campus Room 319

7 sessions.

Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (7/12/2018-8/23/2018)

Class Cost: $199.00

Instructor : Erica Monge-Greer 

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  DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus.



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Study journal writing with writer, editor and journalism educator Norma Parker Wilson, founder of Wayside Writers. A journal writer for over 20 years, you’ll absorb best practice tips, prompts, and motivations, as well as research on the benefits of journaling. Establish journal writing as an everyday habit that can be of benefit in your life everyday life, or add variety and pizzazz to your existing one.  

11343

Start date: 07/11/18

Room :  Downtown Campus Rm 308

3 sessions.

Weekly - Wed 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (7/11/2018-7/25/2018)

Class Cost: $105.00

Instructor : Norma Parker Wilson 

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  DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus.



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Learn what makes a successful song and the techniques the pros are using: developing ideas, lyrics, melodies, background music, overcoming common pitfalls, copyrights and registrations, formats, breaking free from stage fright, expanding your current writing styles, submission basics and much more. Whether you are an accomplished musician or don't play a single instrument you will have 4-8 new original songs on completion of the course. Taught by award winning song/songwriter and professional voice trainer.

11365

Start date: 07/09/18

Room :  Downtown Campus, Rm 331

4 sessions.

Weekly - Mon 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (7/9/2018-7/30/2018)

Class Cost: $135.00

Instructor : Borland-Bell 

Location : DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus Location : 
  DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus.



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How does a screenwriter create compelling characters, tell dramatic stories, and construct memorable scenes for television, short, or feature-length films? In this course, students will study the structure, technical craft, and artistry of the screenplay format. Developing an initial idea into a finished script, students will study successful scripts, share their work samples, and write their own completed screenplay for independent production or sale to a production company.

11366

Start date: 07/11/18

Room :  Downtown Campus Rm 303

8 sessions.

Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (7/11/2018-8/29/2018)

Class Cost: $169.00

Instructor : Danny Ledonne 

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  DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus.



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Skip the hassle for submitting to a publisher and self-publish! Where do you begin? Get step by step info on how to format the interior, create an attactive cover, and avoid common pitfalls. Explore marketing and how to promote your work to attract readers. Bring your personal files on a thumbdrive, or work with instructor-provided sample text. Requires computer proficiency.

11304

Start date: 06/28/18

Room :  Downtown Campus Rm 220

5 sessions.

Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (6/28/2018-7/26/2018)

Class Cost: $99.00

Instructor : Sarina Dorie 

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  DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus.



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Thinking about writing short stories, but don’t know where to start? Get the basics from someone with experience in this field. Learn how to sell fiction, where to find markets, and what you need to include in a cover letter. We will dissect magazines to find the right ones for you.

11375

Start date: 08/01/18

Room :  Downtown Campus Rm 107

3 sessions.

Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (8/1/2018-8/15/2018)

Class Cost: $59.00

Instructor : Sarina Dorie 

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  DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus.



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