Creative Alchemy: Finding and Writing Life Stories You Were Meant to Tell

WRITING X 424.2E
Use real life as a jumping off point for new writing, using activities and techniques that deepen and enrich how the stories are told.
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Online
Starting at $695.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Identify the core element of your story's fascination for readers
  • Learn researching and interviewing techniques to gather details
  • Cultivate your unique writing voice
  • Formulate your story into a series of episodes for dramatic and imaginative effect

About this course:

This course is for anyone who has a story from "real life" that needs to be told. Sometimes your story is about a person, place, thing, or some concealed part of yourself, a remembered time or event, or even something that will happen as you give account to its unfolding. Over the span of this course, you identify this element of your story's core fascination and acquire the skills to tell it, including researching and interviewing techniques, cultivating your own unique writing voice, and constructing your story into a combination of episodes that advance and present it to best dramatic and imaginative effect. Finally, you investigate possible venues where each story might most effectively be presented.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

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Instructor: Harry Youtt, Judith Prager
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Fee:
$695.00
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Notes
Enrollment limited to 15 students. No refund after October 2, 2018. Internet access required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 2, 2018
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

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