Thursday, April 26, 2018

Summer Writing Classes

If you are in the Greenville or Easley area, I'm teaching one adult class and two writing camps for kids and would like you (or your child) to join me!


Are you interested in strengthening your writing skills and developing tools to write compelling fiction? Join me at Joe's Place in Greenville, SC from 5:30-7 every Monday evening in June. We will explore theme, deep point of view, voice, the role of the antagonist, world building, deepening scenes, plus editing and revision. Classes combine lecture with writing activities, critique, and feedback and are suitable for all writing levels. Previous writing and/or publishing experience is not necessary.  Class size is limited to 8. Interested in attending? Shoot me an email at


June 4 Deep Point of View and Developing Your Character’s Voice

June 11 The Role of the Antagonist and Creating Authentic Dialogue

June 18 World Building and Deepening Scene Intensity

June 25 Theme: What is the Big Idea? Editing and Revision.

Payment Information

Classes are $40.00 each and you can pay through Pay Pal (top right of the sidebar) or the evening of the class with a check or cash. Or, receive a $20.00 discount by paying $140.00 ahead of time for the entire month. 



Blogging for Kids  
June 11-15, 2-4, $80.00. Rising 6th-10th graders.

Does your child dream of becoming a reporter or newscaster? Then he or she needs to practice descriptive writing! In this fun blogging camp, students will learn how to write attention-grabbing articles that will be posted on our camp blog. They will gain valuable critiquing skills as they comment on each other posts. Each camper needs an email address and Laptop or IPad in order to compose during class and post their work on the blog. A phone or camera is helpful, but not necessary. 

Register online at Fine Arts Center of Easley or call 864-442-6027.

Fiction 101 for Tweens and Teens

July 16-20, 1-3 PM, 4-10th grade, $80.00

This is for the budding author in your family! This fun, hands-on writing camp will stretch imaginations and promote creativity. On the first day we will lay the ground work by acquiring writing tools such as Learn from Literature; Exercise Muscle Words; Show, Don’t Tell; and Details Make the Difference. From there, campers will create an authentic character, sensory setting, and believable plot. Laptops or iPads are recommended but not required.

Register online at Fine Arts Center of Easley. Or call 864-442-6027.


Helena George said...

I have a hunch these classes are going to be super great!! Wish I was closer... :)

Carol Baldwin said...

I wish you were too, Julian. I'd love to have you in a class!!

Barbara Younger said...

Love it that you are teaching. And especially like that you are having a blogging camp. My novel is about a girl who blogs with her aunt. Sadly, I can't seem to find an agent to take it on. I should send them the link to your camp!

Carol Baldwin said...

Nice to have you drop by, Barbara. I actually taught a blogging camp last year that went really well. Maybe you could do it yourself as part of your platform. Sounds like a neat idea!

Clara Gillow Clark said...

What a great series of classes for writers, Carol. I imagine both the writing classes and the blogging camp will fill right up! Best wishes for success!

Carol Baldwin said...

Thanks, Clara! I've found that I truly LOVE teaching writing! (Something else you and I share a passion for!)

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