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April 2017

Writing a Cookbook: From Fundraiser to Family Heirloom

April 17, 2017 @ 10:30 am - May 15, 2017 @ 12:30 pm
UTA Continuing Education, 104 W Mitchell
Arlington, TX 76010 United States
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Do you come from a family of great cooks? Are you a chef? Or have you spent years collecting recipes from friends, family and the back of boxes and cans? Or do you belong to an organization that needs a special fundraiser treasure? These are all great reasons for compiling a cookbook. Learn how to make the process as organized and simple as possible (especially important if you are working with collaborators). This course will cover everything from taste testing…

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Focus on Genre: Science Fiction and Fantasy

April 17, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - May 15, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
UTA Continuing Education, 104 W Mitchell
Arlington, TX 76010 United States
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In this course, students will focus on the skills needed to write for today's demanding genre readers. They will explore techniques on how to create a consistent world and believable alien/fantastic characters, how to focus a story that enhances the world rather than being lost in it, and how to balance respect for speculative fiction traditions with originality. Throughout the course, you'll have the opportunity to get pages of your work critiqued!

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Novel Writing Level 3

April 17, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - May 15, 2017 @ 10:00 pm
UTA Continuing Education, 104 W Mitchell
Arlington, TX 76010 United States
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In this course, students will build on skills learned in the first two courses to create compelling fiction. They will also work on streamlining thier work to keep readers turning pages, and on skill for big picture editing to fix plot holes and potential problems. Prerequisites are either Novel Writing: Level II, or reasonable experience with fiction writing techniques.

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July 2017

Summer Camp: Creative Writing Genres (Grades 4-7)

July 24, 2017 @ 9:00 am - July 28, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
UTA Continuing Education, 104 W Mitchell
Arlington, TX 76010 United States
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Need an extra boost for that writing class in the fall? Get a head start in a fun and creative way! Our creative writing course will take real life scenarios. We will explore all types of writing genres, and help you to explore your creative side of writing.

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September 2017

FenCon XIV

September 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am - September 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Westin DFW Irving, 4545 W. John Carpenter Freeway
Irving, TX 75063
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