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Create memorable writing via online course

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PORTLAND, Ore. – No matter what stage of the writing process you are in, there is always room for improvement. Portland Community College’s non-credit online class will improve your skills while giving you new, creative ideas.

Creating a Sense of Place will develop your eye for detail and improve your writing. Instructor Liz Rolfsmeier will cover how to create vivid descriptions, memorable settings, and believable characters.

Held entirely online via the Internet, the six-week class offers the flexibility to open lessons whenever your schedule allows and features discussion boards with the instructor and other students. The class will be offered from March 21 through April 27. Cost is $85. To register, email, or visit

For more information, contact PCC Community Education at 503-731-6619.

Portland Community College is the largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, serving approximately 88,200 full- and part-time students. For more PCC news, please visit us on the Web at PCC has three comprehensive campuses, five workforce training and education centers, and 200 community locations in the Portland metropolitan area. The PCC district encompasses a 1,500-square-mile area in northwest Oregon and offers two-year degrees, one-year certificate programs, short-term training, alternative education, pre-college courses and life-long learning.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »


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