Courses Taught By Pauline Bartel
at Hudson Valley Community College

Spring 2020

“No Excuses! Writing & Selling Your Book”
(1 Session)
Saturday, March 14, 2020
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

John Grisham scribbled notes on a legal pad between court sessions. Those notes eventually became his best-selling novel A Time to Kill. Recollections of growing up in depression-era Ireland compelled Frank McCourt to write his best-selling memoir Angela’s Ashes. Is a novel or nonfiction book burning inside you? Do you dream of being a published author? If so, learn the ins and outs of publishing from a pro who has helped dozens of students become authors. Discover how the book publishing industry works, how to pitch your idea to publishers and agents and how to guide your book to publishing success. As a bonus, one-on-one consulting with Pauline about your project after the course eliminates any excuses preventing you from realizing your publishing dreams.

“Writing From Your Heart: The Art of Personal Essays”
(1 Session)
Saturday, April 18, 2020
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The happy, memorable and hilarious happenings of your life can be transformed into extraordinary personal essays. Learn the step-by-step process for jump starting your creativity to unlock and capture the details of your experiences, structure your essay, pound out a first draft and revise your manuscript to a polished essay.


“Break Into Print With Nonfiction Articles”
(1 Session)
Saturday, May 2, 2020
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Have you dreamed of writing for The Atlantic MonthlyWoman’s Day or other national magazines? Have you wondered how writers get their work accepted by these prestigious publications? Wonder no longer. Learn the step-by-step process of researching, writing and selling nonfiction in today’s red-hot magazine market. Discover how you can explode one idea into dozens of articles (and collect multiple paychecks), guarantee that editors will call you when they need a feature and experience the thrill of seeing your magazine article in print.

Registration Hotline (518) 629-7339

Contact Details

Bartel Communications Inc.
12½ Division Street
Waterford, NY 12188
eMail: pauline@paulinebartel.com

Telephone (518) 237-1353

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