Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Eastern Florida State College to host year 3 of Supplemental Writing Courses for students, faculty, staff and the general public

Award-winning local author Jaimie Engle will be teaching in the writing center of Eastern Florida State College - Melbourne Campus for the 2016-2017 school year. These classes are supplemental to the state required Communications 1 and Communications 2 course schedule, although they are geared for all writers ages 13 and up.

“I have heard nothing but positive compliments about Jaimie’s writing seminars,” shares Sharon Cronk-Raby, Melbourne Writing Center Coordinator of EFSC Melbourne Campus. “Her positive demeanor and conversational presentation style allow the audience to be set at ease, which further allows participants to absorb the wealth of knowledge shared during these sessions.”

The course beginning on Tuesday, August 23rd and repeated on Wednesday, August 24th will run during the months of August, September, October, November, January, February, March, and April from 11-12 Tuesday and Wednesday and from 6:30-7:30pm on Tuesday nights. 

Course includes:

o       Basic Writing

o       Pre-Writing

o       Post-Writing and Publishing

o       Crafting Voice

o       Genre and Writing Tools

o       Finding Ideas

o       Writing for the Real World

o       Building Tension

“Jaimie Engle's workshops have helped me improve my writing in ways I never could have dreamed,” shares Nathanael Boring, former student and Phi Theta Kappa Chair, EFSC Melbourne Campus. “With her incredible teaching and valuable insight, I am now on the threshold of publishing my first of many stories. I wouldn't be even close to the writer I am today without her!”

The free 8-month long program is open to the public and held in the college writing center at 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne, Fl  32935. Engle will have her books on hand for purchase. Freebies for all participants and opportunities to win prizes valued more than $100 for perfect attendance each semester. Pre-register at (not required).

About the Author

Jaimie M. Engle is a freelance writer and the owner of A Writer For Life, an editing and coaching service for aspiring writers. Her work has appeared in Writer’s Digest and Clubhouse Jr. Magazine, and she published her anti-bullying children’s book Clifton Chase and the Arrow of Light in 2013. Engle is an anti-bullying ambassador, conference speaker, freelance teacher, and writing volunteer at local libraries and elementary school programs. Follow her at and hire her at

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