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Writing Classes

Education is an important part of a writer's career. That is why FanStory.com offers classes for adult writers of all skill levels. Take a class online from your computer. Participate while in the comfort of your home or office. Click on the title of the class below to find out more about the class. Four week classes are only $99.00.

AVAILABLE CLASSES


Grammar Tips (SPAG)
This is your chance to conquer the dreaded comma, unlock the mysteries of the apostrophe and figure out once and for all when to use "lie" instead of "lay." Every discussion will feature easy-to-follow examples, and assignments will provide a chance to practice and receive individual feedback.
Starts: In 2 Days
Seats Left: 7 seats.
Story Poems
In this class we will read a variety of famous story poems, from The Highwayman to The Charge of the Light Brigade to Casey at the Bat. While reading these classics, we will analyze what makes a good, memorable, entertaining story in poetic form as students each work on writing their own story poem. By the end of the class you will have composed at least one story poem you would be pleased to share with others.
Starts: In 2 Days
Seats Left: 7 seats.
Poetry Tutorial
This is your chance to explore whatever poetic forms you have a desire to learn about and experiment with. You can sign up as an individual for a directed study, or you can find a couple of friends to sign up with you as a study group. If you want to study syllable count forms like the nonet or if you want to work with more advanced poetic forms like the rondeau redouble, you name it and we'll work on it together. What I don't know I will research.
Starts: In 2 Days
Seats Left: 7 seats.
Understanding Poetry
This course is designed for people who want to understand the basics of poetry, whether they want to become better reviewers or better poets. There will be no requirements to write poetry. Assignments are designed to appreciate and respond to poetry. We will read a wide variety of famous poets and discuss how their work illustrates the elements of poetry.
Starts: In 3 Days
Seats Left: 7 seats.


Plotting the Plot
Often novice writers feel comfortable with developing three-dimensonal, believable characters. But what good are these characters if we don't see them in action? Action is a matter of plot, which many writers feel less comfortable with. We'll develop our understanding of plot and write one story for the class, with a focus on plot.
Starts: December 1st
Seats Left: 5 seats.

Our classes provide an excellent way to further develop your skills.

  • Small Classes. Our classes are small and designed to give you one on one instruction while you complete assignments on your own time and work at your own pace in the comfort of your own home.

  • Online Classrooms. All of the courses operate in our unique online classrooms. Your classroom offers you a location to meet with your instructor, read and enter assignments, and ask questions.

  • Expert Review. Experienced instructors offer private review and detailed help. In addition, classes give you the ability to share your work with your classroom peers as well as the entire FanStory.com writing community.

  • Great Value. Four week classes are only $99.00. Compare and you will find that classes online elsewhere are hundreds more and do not offer the small classroom size, personal attention, and benefits provided by being a school that is part of FanStory.com.
    Free Writer Membership. Provided with your class is a free two month membership to the FanStory.com writing community. This bonus gives you the ability to share share your writing with the community while participating in your classroom. Get feedback for everything you write, join free writing contests, and get motivated. Details on your free membership for writers.


FanStory.com writing courses provide adults with an opportunity to take classes online with experienced instructors.



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