Writing classes and tips for kids and teens
WRITING CLASSES FOR KIDS AND ADULTS
Hello Dee. I just signed up and paid for your adult writing class ‘What Happens Next?’ I paid with Paypal but I failed to find a place for me to register. Please help me get started. Thank you.
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Those of us who matriculate through MA, MFA, and PhD programs join a select club relative to the general population: writers who can make some kind of living, no matter how meager, from work related to their art. Access to that club is so limited and our numbers so few that we become a class unto ourselves, a writing class serving as poetry’s own version of a 1 percent. It’s true that club isn’t so decadent as the analogy implies. I put in time after my MFA and again after my PhD earning lousy incomes as an adjunct lecturer, postdoctoral fellow, and visiting writer. I taught my share of overwhelming course loads for underwhelming pay without health insurance or job security. Still, I remained a poet in the academy and party to its culture even as it exploited me as a low-cost laborer.
“I’ve taken other writing classes and this one was by far the most helpful and most practical. My writing improved dramatically over the last month.” "It was a nice journey for me to be able to write in answer to your e-mail lessons. Being able to post the answers on WordPress is exciting. I had not done that before taking your writing class. I plan to take another of your e-mail class, either the 8-week descriptive or the new poetry class."
- James SciulloThus, I teach a four-week online writing class designed to improve the writing of people at any skill level—beginner, intermediate, or professional. Regardless of your current ability, I won’t judge you. Rather, I want to show you how to write clearly, concisely, and beautifully. I want to help you create powerful writing that grabs people’s attention and keeps them turning (or scrolling) the page., conventionally similar to the one-minute paper, have, in practice, taken the form of one-page papers written outside class. Informal and exploratory, these assignments should, again, present students with low-risk situations where they can feel free to speculate and work through their thoughts, paving the way for more sophisticated analysis and evaluation. Examples include the following: