Barry M. Putt, Jr. - Dramatic Writer
SUMMER 2017

WRITING FOR SHORT FILM AND TV
Learn about the exciting fields for short film and TV writing. This session will focus on the uniqueness and differences of each writing form. Story structure, character development, and how to use visual language to communicate a story will be discussed as well as guidance on how to get started in these fields. 

Offered as part of:
The 2017 Aspiring Writer's Conference
Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ
10 AM to 12 PM Thursday June 22, 2017

To register please call (732) 224-2315

PLAYWRITING WORKSHOP
Learn story structure, how to develop memorable characters, places to find story ideas, exercises to jump-start your creativity, marketing approaches, and much more. In this course you will develop a detailed story outline and work towards writing the first draft of your play.

Offered at: 
Mercer County Community College (West Windsor campus)
Six 2 and a 1/2 hour sessions. Thursday.
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM May 25, 2017 to June 29, 2017


WRITING CHILDREN'S FICTION I
Students will learn the essential elements of creating engaging children’s stories. Explore story language, developing memorable characters for children and story structure. Marketing approaches will also be discussed.
 
Offered at:
Mercer County Community College (West Windsor campus)
One 6 and a 1/2 hour session
9:30 AM to 4 PM on Saturday July 8, 2017

To register please call (609) 570-3311

Also Offered at:
Brookdale Community College
One 6 and a 1/2 hour session
9:30 AM to 4 PM on Saturday August 5, 2017

To register please call (732) 224-2315

WRITING CHILDREN'S FICTION II
Description: In level II of this course, you will use the skill sets learned in "Writing Children’s Fiction I" to develop an original children’s story for an age-group of your choice. [Prerequisite: Writing Children Fiction I]
 
Offered at:
Mercer County Community College (West Windsor campus)
One 6 and a 1/2 hour session
9:30 AM to 4 PM on Saturday July 15, 2017

To register please call (609) 570-3311

Also Offered at:
Brookdale Community College
One 6 and a 1/2 hour session
9:30 AM to 4 PM on Saturday August 12, 2017

To register please call (732) 224-2315

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FALL 2017

FICTION WRITING WORKSHOP: AN INTRODUCTION
Students will study various narrative approaches to fiction writing and learn how to create unique, compelling characters and plot lines. Each student will begin work on a short story or novel.

Offered at:
Mercer County Community College (West Windsor campus)
Two 2 and a 1/2 hour sessions
6:30 PM to 9 PM, Thursdays, September 21 and September 28, 2017

To register please call (609) 570-3311

WRITING CHILDREN'S FICTION I
Students will learn the essential elements of creating engaging children’s stories. Explore story language, developing memorable characters for children and story structure. Marketing approaches will also be discussed.
 
Offered at:
Mercer County Community College (West Windsor campus)
One 6 and a 1/2 hour session
9:30 AM to 4 PM on Saturday October 21, 2017

To register please call (609) 570-3311

WRITING CHILDREN'S FICTION II
Description: In level II of this course, you will use the skill sets learned in "Writing Children’s Fiction I" to develop an original children’s story for an age-group of your choice. [Prerequisite: Writing Children Fiction I]
 
Offered at:
Mercer County Community College (West Windsor campus)
One 6 and a 1/2 hour session
9:30 AM to 4 PM on Saturday October 28, 2017

To register please call (609) 570-3311

MEMOIR WRITING I
Write your memoir, discover your individual voice. You’ve got a tale that wants telling. How will you tell it? Join us as we explore the terrain of the creative memoir with in-class discussions and exercises as well as additional tools to help shape it.
 
Offered at: 
Princeton Adult School
Four 2 and a 1/2 hour sessions
6:30 to 9:00 PM on Thursdays 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2

To register go to www.princetonadultschool.org

MEMOIR WRITING II
Description: In level II, you will use the skill sets introduced in "Memoir Writing I" to continue developing your memoir piece. During each session of this course, a different style or approach to memoir writing will be discussed. [Prerequisite: Memoir Writing I]
 
Offered at: 
Princeton Adult School
Four 2 and a 1/2 hour sessions
6:30 to 9:00 PM on Thursdays 11/9, 11/16, 11/30, 12/14

To register go to www.princetonadultschool.org

SCREENWRITING I
Description: Learn the basics of screenwriting. Story structure, character development, script formatting, and marketing approaches will be covered. Students will leave prepared to begin writing a screenplay.

Offered at:
Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ
One session, 9:30 AM to 4 PM on Saturday 12/2

To register please call (732) 224-2315

SCREENWRITING II
Description: In level II of this course, students will use the skill sets learned in Screenwriting I to develop a feature-length film script. 

Offered at:
Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ
One session, 9:30 AM to 4 PM on Saturday 12/9

To register please call (732) 224-2315


Private individual and group classes are also available. Email for specifics.
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Mr. Putt's plays have been performed in California, Florida, Maine, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and British Columbia Canada. His comedy A Different Blend of Friendship won the New Jersey Wordsmith Competition and received an AEA staged reading at The Northeast Theatre. Mr. Putt is a staff writer for Colonial Radio Theater on the Air! and KSVR's audio-drama series Radio Theater Project. His short-film script Driven was produced by Running Fountain Productions. Mr. Putt's feature-length screenplay Hope Mountain is in development with Oookic Productions. He served as head writer on the episodic, comedy-horror, TV show In the Cellar. Mr. Putt won a silver Telly Award for his work on the TV series The Wisdom Tree. Other television shows he's written for include the hour-long drama, Redemption. Mr. Putt received a degree in Dramatic Writing from NYU. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America, the American Renaissance Theater Company, and Passage Theatre's Playwrights Lab.
 
 
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