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Introduction to Playwriting & Screenwriting
Do you dream about writing movie or play scripts, but don't know how to start? Join us for a five week course that introduces the format and techniques of script-writing. Students will learn the conventions of script-writing, analyze scripts, write scenes, and discuss what works and what doesn't. This is a workshop, so be ready to write.

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20SPE931-01
Lewis & Clark Career Center
L&C Room 103
16 - &up Wylie 4/18 - 5/16 Sa 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM $119.00 View 15

Memoir Writing - "Your Story"
There is an author inside of you with so many rich possibilities for compelling narratives based on “Your Story”. In this class, you will learn brainstorming techniques, how to establish outlines, as well as editing techniques that will translate your personal stories into words to create lasting memories. You may share your work with others or keep it private. This is not a critique class.

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20SPE933-01
St. Charles West High School
SCW A105
16 - &up Foersterling 1/28 - 3/3 Tu 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM $99.00 View 14
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20SPE933-02
St. Charles West High School
SCW A105
16 - &up Foersterling 4/8 - 5/13 We 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM $99.00 View 15

Poetry - Freestyle Verse
Let your imagination run wild and learn to write Freestyle Verse Poetry! Freestyle verse gives you greater freedom for choosing words and conveying their meaning to the audience. Such poems, without rhythm and rhyme schemes, do not follow regular rules, yet still, provide artistic expression. Learn to compile ideas, develop and join thoughts, choose words, string phrases, and select a way to conclude each piece. You may share your work or keep it private. All skill levels are welcome.


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20SPE934-01
St. Charles West High School
SCW A105
16 - &up Foersterling 2/24 - 3/16 Mo 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM $79.00 View 15
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20SPE934-02
St. Charles West High School
SCW A105
16 - &up Foersterling 4/28 - 5/19 Tu 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM $69.00 View 15

Writing a Children's Book
Who do you think reads more books – children or adults? Children do! If you have an incredible idea that you can’t stop thinking about, now is the time to pick an age group and write a relatable story for children. The key to writing a successful children’s book is to learn the techniques and skills that engages a child’s imagination and sustains their attention. Learn how to get started, how to structure a storyline, create a plot, write dialogue and decide on a style, and develop three-dimensional characters. All skill levels are welcome.

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20SPE936-01
St. Charles West High School
SCW Library Rm.
16 - &up Foersterling 2/13 - 3/12 Th 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM $69.00 View 13
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20SPE936-02
St. Charles West High School
SCW Library Rm.
16 - &up Foersterling 4/23 - 5/14 Th 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM $69.00 View 15