You’ll learn the elements of podcasting; how to make audio stories; how to craft a screenplay; how to prepare a full-length manuscript; and how to collaborate with painters, filmmakers, illustrators, photographers, and more.
The faculty of the MFA Writing program are not only well-known figures in American letters, but also committed teachers who have spent their careers teaching and advising emerging writers.
This class has been canceled, but the book is available for purchase. Why are some authors quickly catapulted to publishing success while others seem to take forever? What is the difference between non-fiction and fiction proposals? Learn about cover letters, finding the right agent (or publisher) and what to do once your book is published.
Learn the secrets of how you can become a successful author: What are the four C’s and how can you make them work for you? A copy of Joan's book, You Can Be a Winning Writer: , is included in the class tuition.
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This certificate offers an interdisciplinary approach to creative expression and provides excellent preparation for a job in the publishing industry or a degree in creative writing.
It’s a distinct approach, and perhaps why we’ve been voted Best of the Bay Area by .
Come to us when you’re ready to commit to taking your work to the next level.
In addition to our year-round Writers Series, you’ll benefit from CCA’s incredible public programming, which features scholars, critics, filmmakers, designers, architects, and other fine artists from various disciplines.
Our two-year program welcomes students of all ages, career profiles, and backgrounds, including law, advertising, tech, music, and academia.