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Focus on Your Novel Writing

Cheryl Carter Creative Classroom
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In this on-going class young authors will learn how to get unstruck and complete their novels, nonfiction and other larger creative writing projects by learning how to focus and adapt the habits of prolific writers. Become a focused writer!

Class experience

US Grade 6 - 9
  • Students learn how to focus their writing and easily and efficiently self-publish their fiction, nonfiction, poetry and children's books.
Cheryl Carter, the writing coach, endearingly known as Professor Cheryl, for the way she methodically targets the stop-blocks that prohibit her clients from moving them ahead in completing their writing projects. Over the years, she has worked with authors writing educational, religion, science, business, and popular culture books. Professor Cheryl knows how to motivate emerging writers to overcome procrastination, literary lags and time constraints. She is the author of an ever-growing number of titles and has been published traditionally and independently. 

Professor Cheryl is also a college professor, who currently teaches English and writing classes. She also teaches creative writing, media and culturally relevant biography classes on Outschool.com. Professor Cheryl has an MFA in Creative Writing and a BA in English. She has also completed graduate study in special education, college admissions and counseling, and is currently a creative writing doctoral student. Professor Cheryl holds a graduate certificate in College Advisement from Columbia University

A fierce advocate for education empowerment, Professor Cheryl is also the CEO of Collegiate Learning, an academic company that prepares learners for scholastic college success. Additionally, Professor Cheryl, a personal historian created the innovative personal history initiative, Family-as-Biographers.

This course was written and is overseen by Cheryl Carter, a prolific author who has assisted numerous young people with the self-publishing process.

Homework Offered
Learners will bring in their own writing.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Learners may share their writing goals with their parents and family for writing accountability.
Learners will bring in their own writing.
Joined January, 2018
Collegiate Learning instructors (AKA Cheryl Carter Creative Classroom) teach writing, reading, publishing and critical thinking skills to K-12 students. The mission of Collegiate Learning is to prepare learners to do well in higher education.... 
1-on-1 Tutoring


per session
Meets on demand
35 min

Completed by 2 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 10-17

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