Course DescriptionThis six-week course is perfect for anyone just getting started on their path to being a writer. Students work in small breakout sessions with experienced writers and teachers, then attend a lecture by various guest speakers with expertise in fiction, poetry, nonfiction, or screenwriting. Short assignments are workshopped in the weekly breakouts. The goal of the course is to expose new writers to a variety of types of writing while getting their creative juices flowing. At the end of the quarter, students will feel more confident about their skills and will be prepared for further study of writing.
Course OutlinePerfect for students new to creative writing, this course introduces you to various forms of writing in small, supportive workshop groups.
Course may be taken to satisfy core (Beginning) units in the Fiction Certificate Program or as an elective in either fiction/creative nonfiction certificate.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Study Abroad at UCLA Program : Required