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You can convey a world on the written page. Boost the impact of your words. Each April, the TMCC Writers' Conference is held.
 
Take the mystery out of writing a screenplay by learning from a professional who has repeatedly sold movies to Tinseltown studios. Discover vital tips, as well as the formula and structure necessary to create a product producers want to buy. Examine the five stories that drive Hollywood and write a polished first act of your script. Learn if a screenwriting career is a good fit for you.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 9 sessions; starting 6/4/2018, ending 7/2/2018

Tuition: $99.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Paul Hoppe 



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Don't let that blank screen stifle your creative progress. Reimagine your writing project and achieve your narrative goals. Benefit from this workshop-style course through the advice of various resources and published works. Brainstorm on the portion of your current work that has you stumped. Gain valuable feedback from the instructor and fellow writers and discover techniques for breaking through the toughest creative block.    

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 6/12/2018, ending 6/12/2018

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Paula Riley 

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Create covers that stand out in bookstores and on Amazon. Working from actual publisher tip-sheets, learn the basics of design, how to pick the most appealing fonts and where to find best images. Craft three to five concepts and gain instructor and peer feedback during presentations. Discover the composition process and review instructor examples from real publisher and editor projects to trace the outcomes of the projects from start to finish.  

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 6/18/2018, ending 6/25/2018

Tuition: $69.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Vicky Shea 

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Get your book published and build a solid author platform. Discuss the process of publication, different options that are available, how to market your work before and after distribution and what to expect when the process has been completed. Learn how to design an amazing cover and gain tips for formatting and typesetting to attain the most reader appeal. Explore discounts and why they can be important to getting your work into the commercial venues of your choice.   

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 4 sessions; starting 6/19/2018, ending 7/10/2018

Tuition: $99.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Jacqueline Simonds 

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