Are you interested in writing but looking for guidance? Courses taught by professional writers at the Creative Writing Center of Delaware can help. Under the auspices of Delaware Technical & Community College, the Center is designed to promote the arts of creative writing and publishing by conducting workshops, courses and conferences.


Are you interested in writing but looking for guidance? Courses taught by professional writers at the Creative Writing Center of Delaware can help. Under the auspices of Delaware Technical & Community College, the Center is designed to promote the arts of creative writing and publishing by conducting workshops, courses and conferences.

“From Poetry to the Printed Page” is a course for the intermediate to experienced poet looking to create a selection of poems to submit for publication. Course instructor Harry Maxson is the author/co-author of 13 books of poetry, fiction, and literary criticism. He holds a Ph.D. in English/Creative Writing from the University of Southern Mississippi’s Center for Writers. This six-session course begins Feb. 2.

“Creative Writing – Part II” expands on the following basics of fiction: plot, characters, action, and dialogue; popular forms of poetry including sonnet, villanelle, sestina, limerick and free verse; and drama such as the plotting of action, dialogue, setting, scene, size of cast and screenplays. Jamie Brown, a writing instructor with 20 years experience and the publisher and editor of “The Broadkill Review”, teaches class. All levels are welcome to this eight-session course, which begins Feb. 10.

“Nuts and Bolts of Creative Non-Fiction-Regional Magazines” focuses on how to generate story ideas, identify editorial needs and interests of regional magazines. Learn how to pitch ideas to editors and craft a “magazine-style” story. Participants are encouraged to bring story ideas and questions. This class takes place on Feb. 26 from 9:30 to 12:30 p.m. Terry Plowman, editor and publisher of “Delaware Beach Life” magazine, is the course instructor.

For more information about Creative Writing Center courses, contact Shelley Grabel at 855-5905 or to register, contact Delaware Tech’s Corporate and Community Programs at 855-1617.