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Writing Science Fiction

Postby Sakkasie » Thu Jul 21, 2005 12:13 pm

"Writing Science Fiction with Gotham Writers' Workshop" begins on August 1st at the Barnes & Noble University website. These courses are FREE - all you need to do is sign up. Of course, there are usually required textbooks and of course B&N would like you to buy them through their website but it's not a requirement.

Other courses this semester:

- Film Noir: Danger, Darkness and Dames
- Alfred Hitchcock: Genius At Work
- How To Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci

Here is the link for the Science Fiction workshop:

http://educate.barnesandnoble.com/educa ... 5+13:06:08

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Postby JillStar » Thu Jul 21, 2005 12:20 pm

Thanks!! I'm going to try to do this one. *fingers crossed*
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Postby pengwenn » Thu Jul 21, 2005 1:08 pm

Free is alsways a good thing. I might look into doing this one as well.....epecially since our Short Story Challenge today is to write a Science Fiction piece. :D (how's that for a plug for your challenge Anblick?)
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Postby charlesp » Thu Jul 21, 2005 1:48 pm

I thought you already DID do that one Jill...

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Postby JillStar » Thu Jul 21, 2005 3:05 pm

Yeah... well... I never finished it... although I did do a little copy/paste thingy. :D
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Postby Anblick » Thu Jul 21, 2005 4:03 pm

pengwenn wrote:Free is alsways a good thing. I might look into doing this one as well.....epecially since our Short Story Challenge today is to write a Science Fiction piece. :D (how's that for a plug for your challenge Anblick?)


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Postby LostCoastArtist » Thu Jul 21, 2005 5:36 pm

Well, I'm tempted, but considering that the text books cost about $40 together and I'm working my butt off to try and save up some money I don't think it's a good time. :?
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Postby charlesp » Thu Jul 21, 2005 5:39 pm

well... do what I do... sign up and milk the class info for what it's worth WITHOUT the textbooks :twisted:.

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Postby LostCoastArtist » Thu Jul 21, 2005 5:49 pm

LOL. I suppose that could work. :-D
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Postby Achilles Desire » Tue Jul 26, 2005 8:56 pm

Thanks. I signed up too. See you guys in class.
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Postby Power of Cheese » Tue Jul 26, 2005 10:51 pm

Thanks for the info 'Kasie, I might just try it...
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Postby Achilles Desire » Sun Jul 31, 2005 8:25 pm

Class starts tomorrow! See all you there. :-D
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Postby LostCoastArtist » Wed Aug 03, 2005 10:09 pm

Heh. I ended up with a nifty compromise. I bought the cheaper of the two textbooks, and the local library had a copy of the other, so I checked it out. :-D

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