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Not everything is easy to categorize. Here, you'll find classes for personal enrichment in categories that aren't easy to define.

Spring Classes

Intro to Blog & Internet Writing

In this class, you will learn how to create a blog, the benefits of different kinds of blogs, how to gain followers and create a proper post, and how to advertise using a blog, e-newsletter, or self-created website. Class held via Zoom – please provide email at time of registration. Instructor: Myriah Starr Barringer.

May 13     Th           6:30pm – 8:30pm           VIRT     $35

Introduction to Voiceovers

Explore the fun, rewarding possibilities of the voiceover industry! Discover current trends and how they make it easy and affordable for just about anyone to get involved. You’ll learn about different types of voiceovers and tools you’ll need to find success. Your instructor, a professional voice actor from Voices For All, will take notes as you read a real script in this one-on-one video chat setting, and offer some coaching to improve your delivery. You’ll receive a professional voiceover evaluation later. One-time, 90-minute, introductory class. Learn more at www.voicesforall.com/ooo. 18 and over.

Apr 5 - June 15                  Day of the week: TBD                    Time: TBD           VIRT

Class# 22631                       Course# CS 236 H                             $49.00

Additional Block Classes

The classes below are being offered virtually. Sessions are held online.

A detailed tutorial will be emailed to set up your free Zoom account, then the webinar login information and materials will be sent the day of class. Please provide an email address at time of registration.

Instructor: LeeAnne Krusemark. LeeAnne is an author, speaker, business owner, Chamber of Commerce past president, and guest instructor at more than 200 colleges, as well as an adjunct online professor of publishing through Ed2Go at more than 2,000 facilities worldwide, including Harvard.


Meet the Publisher/Agent – Get Your Manuscript Critiqued

Have you ever wanted to talk to a real agent or publisher? Are you tired of having your manuscripts critiqued by non-professionals or paying an editor too much money to change your writing to their voice? Email one page of your in-progress manuscript for an in-class critique of one page of your poetry, article, short story, screenplay, novel, non-fiction book, or children’s book. The instructor is a journalist, author, screenwriter, agent, publisher, and adjunct online professor at Harvard.

April 20               T             5:00pm – 6:00pm            VIRT      $25

Introduction to Screenwriting for Television or Movies

In this comprehensive session, you will learn about special screenwriting terms and formats for television and the big screen. You will also learn how to plot a story, develop characters, and execute your work in the proper screenwriting format. You will discover the difference between a Treatment, a Spec Script and a Shooting Script and when to do each.

April 20               T             6:00pm – 7:00pm            VIRT      $25

Beginners Guide to Getting Published

If your goal is to become a published freelance writer by selling a magazine article, short story, poem, or even a novel to a traditional publisher, this comprehensive workshop will guide you to, then past the editor’s desk. You will discover how to: become a “published” writer overnight, submit manuscripts the correct way, find the right publisher for your work, write irresistible query letters, determine when and how to get an agent, and 100 ways to make money as a freelance writer. If you really want to succeed, this step-by-step workshop is a must!

April 20               T             7:00pm – 9:00pm            VIRT      $25

Explore 50 Different Self Publishing Options

*Must have attended “Beginners Guide to Getting Published”*

Self-Publishing is all the rage, but is it the best option for YOU? And, can you do both? You will discover the pros and cons of all the self-publishing options, including print-on-demand and e-book publishing, as well as Amazon options. You will leave with a rated description of 50 self-publishing companies.

April 20               T             9:00pm – 10:00pm          VIRT      $25

How to Register

  1. Download and fill out a registration form.
  2. Mail the registration form to:
Centralia College
Office of Enrollment Services
600 Centralia College Blvd.
Centralia, WA 98531

In-person registration is not currently available. By order of the governor, Centralia College offices are closed to the public.

  1. Download a registration form or pick one up in the Enrollment Services Office on the second floor of the TransAlta Commons on CC's campus.
  2. Bring the completed registration form to the Cashier, also on the second floor of the TransAlta Commons building.

Register by phone using a credit card at 360-623-8940.

Fax your registration form with credit card information to 360-330-7106.