Writing

Program Description

Writing Your Story
Instructor: D. Beserra

Have you always wanted to write an autobiography about your life but have never been sure where to start? This class will help you develop a timeline and determine what events/stories you want to share. This is a wonderful class if you are looking to pass on your heritage, process experiences, preserve family history, or share what and who you are.

4 Mondays             Feb. 11 – Mar. 11           5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
CRN 11297           Bldg. 2 – Rm. 111W       Fee $39
(No class Feb. 18)


How to Self-Publish Your Book
Instructor:  D. Beserra

If you’ve ever dreamed of publishing a book, this is your chance! Learn details about how to prepare your manuscript for publication. Discover how to obtain an ISBN barcode and LCCN to make your book available to libraries and book stores. You will also learn how to use resources like Bowker and Createspace to get you through the publishing process. You can quickly make your book available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and many other online stores. The instructor has published multiple books, has used a variety of publishing methods, and can help you find the one that is best for you.

3 Thursdays           Feb. 21 – Mar. 7              6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
CRN 11298           Bldg. 2 – Rm. 111W        Fee $35


Scholarship Writing Workshop
Instructor: M. Dickinson

Prerequisite: Junior or Senior in High School or Students Transferring to a 4-Year College

Learn how not to pay full price for college at this afternoon workshop.  Discover what scholarship committees are looking for by discussing tips and strategies for highlighting your unique strengths.  This workshop will assist you in writing a personal statement, creating an academic résumé and help you know who, as well as how, to ask for letters of recommendation.

1 Friday                 Feb. 15                            1:30 – 5:00 p.m.
CRN 11307           Bldg. 3 – Rm. 311              Fee $5

College closed for Wednesday January 23 due to inclement weather. All Black Hawk College locations are closed and all classes canceled.