This course equips teens with the tools for writing success. They’ll learn to transform their ideas into publishable articles and learn how to present material to an editor. Each lesson is designed to build expertise and prepare them for the professional writing world.
- Develop your writing skills with four fun units
- Receive exclusive instruction, encouragement, and support from an experienced mentor via email
- Write articles and stories ready to submit for publication
Develop your writing through lessons written and mentored by industry professionals, handpicked by Jerry B. Jenkins.
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Purchase up to 4 Units on a Standard Payment Plan.
1 Unit: $325
$75 down and 5 monthly payments of $50
2 Units: $650
$100 down and 11 monthly payments of $50
3 Units: $975
$125 down and 17 monthly payments of $50
4 Units: $1,300
$150 down and 23 monthly payments of $50
Pay for the selected units up front and receive a discount, making the total tuition for each unit $300.
1 Unit: $300
2 Units: $600
3 Units: $900
4 Units: $1,200
1. So You Want to Be a Writer
2. Reasons for Writing
3. The Right Words at the Right Time
4. Writing Throughout the Curriculum
5. Your Personal Writing Sample
6. A Perfect Couple: Reading and Writing
7. Keeping a Reading and Writing Log
8. Variety Is the Spice of Writing
9. Writing a Technical or Explanatory Paper
10. The Power of Story
11. Reading to Help Your Writing
12. Writing a Personal Narrative
13. Power of Persuasion: Writing to Convince
14. Learning to Self-edit
15. Building Blocks of Nonfiction
16. The Power of Research
17. Giving Your Writing Credibility
18. The Power of Story in Nonfiction
19. Truth or Consequences: Plagiarism
20. How Reviews Can Make You a Better Writer
21. Iambic What? Elements of Poetry, Part 1
22. Iambic What? Elements of Poetry, Part 2
23. Roses Aren’t Always Red: Poetry Analysis
24. Whose Eyeglasses?
25. Creating Believable Characters
26. He Said, She Said: Creating Dialogue
27. The Plot Thickens: Story Structure
28. Getting to Know You: Interviewing and Writing a Profile
29. Contests and Compilations
30. Where Does Your Idea Fit?
31. The Welcoming World of Magazines
32. Writing an Effective Query Letter
33. Literary Terminology: The Writer’s Palette
34. The Writer’s Workout
35. The Play’s the Thing: Reading and Writing Drama
37. So You Want to Write a Book?
38. Writing a Solid Book Proposal
39. Writers on Writing
40. Known by Our Words