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Four great writing classes for adults | The NOCCA Institute
This fall, The NOCCA Institute co-hosts four writing classes with the New Orleans Writers Workshop. The classes cover a range of topics that will interest authors of all sorts, from beginners to seasoned pros. Follow the links below to learn more and register! Writing the Novel: Getting the Ball RollingInstructor: C.W. Cannon9 Sessions: Wednesdays, 7-9 PM beginning September 19Location: NOCCA InstituteCost: $325 (Early bird price $299 if you sign up before Sept 1)Course Description: This workshop is designed to help get a novel project started. Students will draft tentative outlines with an eye to building a compelling story arc, and work on opening chapters. As with short fiction, students will be encouraged to refine basics of scene, characterization, and dialogue, but the aim will be to craft building blocks of a larger, longer story. We will read essays and tips about fiction and novel craft, but the bulk of the class, as with any workshop, will be devoted to giving feedback