Write Your First Book

This course will help both beginning authors and those who need a nudge with a book underway. Rather than focus on how to write a specific genre (memoir, non-fiction or fiction), the course will include: how to know a good book idea when you meet one, deciding how to tell your story, plotting an arc, the importance of re-writing, and weekly exercises to get you writing and keep writing. Also, insider information on both traditional publishing and self-publishing, and how to get an agent (and if you need one) will be covered. Taught by New York Times bestselling true crime author and veteran journalist, Rebecca Morris.

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  • Oct 16, 2019 to Nov 06, 2019
  • 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Session(s): 4; Wednesday
  • Location : On Campus: CC Bldg, Room 3349
    9600 College Way N,Seattle,98103

  • Fee: $85
  • Item #: 7053
  • Fall 2019

Rebecca quickly created an open, engaging and supportive atmosphere, which was very important in a class with only 4 sessions. Each lesson/assignment was specific and progressive. There was also a good balance between instruction and open discussion.

-Erin