We’re all busy counting down the days until NaNoWriMo begins. If you’re looking to top up your writing skills until then, you’re in luck! With your LA County Library Card you can enroll in a selection of six-week online writing and publishing courses, free.
Lessons are released each week on specific topics with fun interactive activities, hands-on assignments, and access to a discussion forum, FAQ, and other resources.
Examples of course offerings:
- Writing for Children
- Mystery Writing
- Research Methods for Writers
- Writing Young Adult Fiction
- Write Fiction like a Pro
- And many more
New courses start each month. The next session starts on August 20. Head to http://education.gale.com/l-down54663/ to signup.
Direct link to courses here: Writing and Publishing: Creative
Madeline Wright has participated in NaNoWriMo since 2003 (Kwas). She hails from the South Bay region of LA and her favorite genre to write is YA. Her regular blog is A Mad Vox. Follow her on Twitter at @SoCalMad.