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Events at Creative Arts

  1. Creative Nonfiction: Memoir, a Biography, Travel Writing and the Personal Essay

    March 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Creative Nonfiction: Memoir, a Biography, Travel Writing and the Personal Essay This is a creative writing workshop course for writers who are interested creative/narrative nonfiction. Narrative nonfiction includes a broad category of prose styles, including personal essays, memoirs, profiles, travel writing, literary criticism and journalism, and polemics. Students will become familiar with craft elements such…

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  2. Creative Writing: Poetry

    March 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Creative Writing: Poetry What are we talking about when we talk about poetry? What differentiates an ode from a sonnet? Why does modern poetry rarely rhyme? How do you read a poem aloud? In this workshop course, students will be introduced to a glossary of poetic terms and forms. For the first few weeks, students…

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  3. Creative Writing: The Novel

    March 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Creative Writing: The Novel This is a creative writing workshop where students will share and comment on one another’s novel excerpts and engage in lively class discussion. Students will also gain knowledge of the process of being published—from developing pitches to agent queries. Students will submit at least one novel excerpt (10 to 20 pages)…

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Creative Arts News

Important July Class Update!

This update is due to precautions taken by the NC state Governor Cooper. Please begin wearing a mask in and outside of all buildings on HCC campus starting at 5pm on June 26th, 2020. Masks will not be provided by the school, please bring your own and follow the links below to learn how to…

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Featured Success Story

Deanna Lynch Textiles

  • Professional Crafts Fiber

Class of 2014

History and Tradition My grandfather introduced me to weaving when I was 9 years old. Although I did not receive formal training for weaving until after he passed, I still feel a deep connection to him when I am at my loom. The connection to my grandfather makes me feel like I am a part of the rich history of textiles. It is an ancient craft built on necessity and…

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