Odyssey: Writing for the Young Reader

An in-depth approach to writing for children and teens designed to address the needs of both the beginner and the more experienced writer. Through a combination of lessons, exercises, and workshops, students will hone their craft with detailed study of the elements of fiction and a closer look at what makes children's literature exciting, enduring, and fun. From picture books through young adult novels, this course will help you take your writing to the next level and get your story ready to send out. The first hour of each class session will contain a combination of readings, lessons, discussions, and creative writing exercises. The second hour of each class will be devoted to work-shopping students' writing.

919.278.01 Homewood Campus Tuesdays, Sept. 20 to Nov. 22, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. No class Oct. 11 and Nov. 8 Cost: $264 (8 sessions)

Full-time JHU faculty/staff are eligible for 80 percent tuition remission. Spouse/same-sex domestic partners are eligible for 50 percent remission. You will be unable to register online and receive the discount.

Contact 410-516-8516 for registration.