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Jan 16 – 16wk, & 1st 8wk classes start
Mar 18 – 2nd 8wk classes start
Take your stories to the next level by studying Creative Writing at Austin Community College. You’ll learn about plot structure, effective literary devices, and helpful editing practices. Whether you’re a screenwriter, children’s author, or a genre-bender, ACC has you covered.
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While the publishing industry is highly competitive, writing skills can be a great advantage in almost any career. Wordsmiths often create content for advertising campaigns, books, magazines, movies, television, social media, and more. Check out some career possibilities below.
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Create original written works, such as scripts, essays, prose, poetry or song lyrics, for publication or performance.
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# people are employed as Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers. This number is expected to # over the next four years.
ACC offers stackable credentials. Certificates prepare you for a career change or career advancement and often include credits that count toward associate degrees. Associate degrees further increase your employability and help you build a strong foundation for university transfer. Learn more.
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