Barry M. Putt, Jr.

DRAMATIST ▪ AUTHOR ▪ SCREENWRITER

SPRING 2022


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

9:30 AM to 4 PM on Saturday February 12

To register please call (908) 689-7613


Also Offered at:

Brookdale Community College

Saturday, April 2  9:30 AM to 4 PM (1 session)

To register please call (732) 224-2315


WRITING CHILDREN'S FICTION II

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:

Brookdale Community College

Saturday, April 9 9:30 AM to 4 PM (1 session)

To register please call (732) 224-2315


WRITE YOUR STORY

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. Marketing your work will also be discussed.


Offered at:

Mercer County Community College

6:30 AM to 9 PM, Thursday March 10 to March 31 (4 sessions)

To register please call (908) 689-7613



Private individual and group classes are also available. Email for specifics.

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Mr. Putt's plays have been performed throughout the U.S. and in Canada and the United Arab Emirates. His comedy A Different Blend of Friendship won the New Jersey Wordsmith Competition. Mr. Putt's published plays include Inside Out (Next Stage Press), It's Only Logical (Drama Scripts), A Nutty Tale (Drama Notebook), and The Gold Doubloon (Routledge). He is a staff writer for Colonial Radio Theater on the Air! and KSVR's audio-drama series Radio Theater Project. Mr. Putt's short-film script Driven was produced by Running Fountain Productions. He has developed feature-length screenplays for companies including Omega Entertainment. Mr. Putt served as head writer on the episodic, comedy-horror, TV show In the Cellar. He 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. His non-fiction book Alice: Life Behind the Counter in Mel's Greasy Spoon (A Guide to the Feature Film, the TV Series and More) was published by BearManor Media. Mr. Putt received a degree in Dramatic Writing from NYU. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America and the Witherspoon Circle.


rev. 11/29/2021