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Course Name: Creative Writing

Dates:   03/29/2014 - 03/29/2014


Creative Writing                                                                                                       


In this class you will learn effective writing strategies for your own poems and stories taught by a MFA author at USC!  You will develop your skills, your ideas, and your creative voice through a series of exercises. By sharing your work, you will learn how to write more effectively, flex your imagination muscles, and you may just surprise yourself with your creativity!


Course is offered to students currently in 5th & 6th grades.




Meet the Instructor(s)


Lead Instructor: Betsy Breen, Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences at University of South Carolina. Breen is a graduate of USC's Master of Fine Arts program where she received the Eliot Teaching Award and the James Dickey Writing Award.  Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Jabberwock Review, Raleigh Review, Waccamaw, Revolution House, and undefined among others.  She's taught poetry workshops in Columbia, SC, Washington, DC, and New York City.  She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Wake Forest University.


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