2015 Class Schedule

Fall Registration

is OPEN!

How Classes Work

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Brave Writer’s Online Classroom

Classes listed alphabetically. For full descriptions of class content, click on the linked class title (below).

Feel free to email Brave Writer or to contact us via the online chat option (lower right corner of every page) if you need help determining which classes would be best for your kids and you.

Brave Writer online high school writing classes are equivalent to a 1/4 of a year’s credit for composition/English. If your student takes two classes in one semester, your high schooler will have earned a semester’s worth of credit.

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Summer Classes

Summer Class Registration is open.

Classes listed alphabetically.

For full descriptions of class content, click on the linked class title (below).

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Movie Discussion: Animated Animals

Instructor: Nancy Graham

  • August 3 - August 28, 2015
    (4 weeks)
    All Ages!
    $199.00 per family

Fantastic Mr. Fox
Finding Nemo
A Cat in Paris
Chicken Run

SAT/ACT Essay Prep

Instructor: Jean Hall

  • July 27 - August 21, 2015
    (4 weeks)
    High School Students
    $229.00 per student

Fall Classes

Registration opens on Monday August 3, 2015 at 12:00 PM EDT

Advanced Composition 1

Instructor: Julie Bogart

  • September 8 – October 2, 2015
    (4 weeks)
    High School
    $229.00 per student

College Admissions Essay Class

Instructor: Nancy Graham

  • August 24 - September 18, 2015
    (4 weeks)
    16 - 18 years old (college bound)
    $229.00 per student

Expository Essay

Instructors: Jean Hall, Samantha Burtner

  • August 24 - October 2, 2015 (Hall)
  • September 28 - November 6, 2015 (Burtner)
  • November 2 - December 15, 2015 (Hall)
    (6 weeks)
    High School
    $249.00 per student

NEW: Write Your Own Greek Myth

Instructor: Kirsten Merryman

  • October 19 - November 13, 2015
    (4 weeks)
    9-14 years old
    $199.00 per student

Groovy Grammar

Instructor: Susanne Barrett

  • September 8 - October 2, 2015
    (4 weeks)
    10-16 years old
    $199.00 per family

High School Writing Projects

Instructor: Lucy Olson

  • September 8 - October 2, 2015
    (4 weeks)
    High School
    $199.00 per student

Just So Stories

Instructor: Lora Fanning

  • August 24 - September 18, 2015
    (4 weeks)
    9-14 years old (with parent support)
    $199.00 per family

Kidswrite Basic

Instructors: Deb Bell, Kirsten Merryman, Lora Fanning

  • August 24 - October 2, 2015 (Merryman)
  • September 8 - October 16, 2015 (Bell)
  • September 21 - October 30, 2015 (TBD)
  • October 5 - November 13, 2015 (TBD)
  • October 19 - December 4, 2015 (Bell)
  • October 26 - December 11, 2015 (Thanksgiving break: 11/23-11/27) (Fanning)
    (6 weeks)
    Identical sessions; pick only one
    8-14 years old (with parent support); 15-18 years old remedial
    $199.00 for the first student; $99.00 for each additional student

Kidswrite Intermediate

Instructors: Jean Hall, Samantha Burtner, Lucy Olson

  • August 24 - October 2, 2015 (Burtner)
  • September 28 - November 6, 2015 (Hall)
  • October 19 - December 4, 2015 (Olson)
  • November 2 - December 15, 2015 (Burtner)
    (6 weeks)
    8th - High School
    $229.00 per student

Literary Analysis: The Good Earth

Instructor: Lucy Olson

  • October 12 - November 6, 2015
    (4 weeks)
    20 students
    9th - 12th grades
    $209.00 per student

MLA Research Essay

Instructor: Susanne Barrett

  • October 5 - November 13, 2015
    (6 weeks)
    Only 10 students
    11th and 12th grades
    $249.00 per student

Middle School Writing Projects

formerly Mini Reports
Instructor: Lora Fanning

  • September 8 - October 2, 2015
    (4 weeks)
    10-14 years old
    $199.00 per student

Movie Discussion Club

Instructor: Nancy Graham

  • November 23 - December 18, 2015
    (4 weeks)
    Junior and Senior High School
    NEW! $99.00 per student OR
    $199.00 per family

Nature Journaling

Instructor: Lora Fanning

  • October 5 - October 30, 2015
    (4 weeks)
    Family Class (all ages)
    $219.00 per family

Playing with Poetry

Instructor: Susanne Barrett

  • November 16 - December 15, 2015
    (4 weeks)
    Family Class (all ages)
    $199.00 per family

Powerful Fiction Techniques

Instructor: Nancy Graham

  • October 26 - November 20, 2015
    (4 weeks)
    11 - 18 years old
    $199.00 per student

Write for Fun 1

Instructor: Karen O’Connor

  • September 8 - September 25, 2015
    (3 weeks)
    10 - 14 years old
    $149.00 per student

Write for Fun 2

Instructor: Karen O’Connor

  • October 12 - October 30, 2015
    (3 weeks)
    10 - 14 years old
    $149.00 per student

Writing the Short Story

Instructor: Nancy Graham

  • September 21 - October 23, 2015
    (5 weeks)
    12 - 18 years old
    $219.00 per student

Feel free to email Julie or to contact Brave Writer via the online chat option (lower right corner of every page) if you need help determining which classes would be best for your kids and you.

Brave Writer online high school writing classes are equivalent to a 1/4 of a year’s credit for composition/English. If your student takes two classes in one semester, your high schooler will have earned a semester’s worth of credit.