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Citadel News Service
9 Aug 2005

The Citadel to host freelance writing course for teachers

The Lowcountry Writing Project at The Citadel will offer a three-graduate-hour course in freelance writing for area teachers.

Topics will include how to write and publish travel stories, historical pieces, humor, reviews and other genres, as well as how to market ideas to publishers. In addition to learning how to publish their own work, participants will pick up tips they can share in their K-12 classrooms with students writing for different purposes and different audiences.

Sessions will meet three times each month, twice in the evening from 5:30-8:30 p.m. and once on Saturday from 9 a..m. to 5 p.m. Dates are October 1, 12 and 13; November 5, 9 and 10; and December 3, 6 and 7. Meeting locations include area bookstores, the Citadel Beach House, and computer labs at The Citadel.

The cost is $250. Applications, materials and additional information are available online. Applications will be accepted through September 23. For more information, contact Tom Thompson at 843-953-1418.

The Lowcountry Writing Project, an affiliate of the National Writing Project, provides professional development for public and private school teachers in all grade levels and all disciplines. Other workshops and courses are available throughout the year; more information is available from The Lowcountry Writing Project.
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Media Contact:
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