Creative Nonfiction I

WRITING X 421.1

Discover the varied forms of creative nonfiction from memoir to personal essay and beyond in this introductory course.

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Classroom
Starting at $575.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Learn to use artful language, dialogue, and character development to tell true stories
  • Practice developing structure and plot for real-life events
  • Read nonfiction by established authors to learn effective techniques

About this course:

This course explores the unlimited possibilities of creative nonfiction, which embraces forms of creative writing such as personal essay, memoir, profiles, and more. Working with the same techniques as fiction, including artful language choices, dialogue, character development, structure, and plot, you are guided to transform factual events and experiences into a complete, imaginative narrative. This course includes several readings from a variety of nonfiction authors. The course goal is to produce one complete and revised narrative essay, as well as additional material to develop further.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Tuesday 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Instructor: Barbara Abercrombie
371299
Fee:
$575.00
31 days left. Enroll by Jan 14, 2020
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 20 students. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 19, 2020
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Jan 14, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 310
Discussion
Tue Jan 21, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 310
Discussion
Tue Jan 28, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 310
Discussion
Tue Feb 4, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 310
Discussion
Tue Feb 11, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 310
Discussion
Tue Feb 18, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 310
Discussion
Tue Feb 25, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 310
Discussion
Tue Mar 3, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 310
Discussion
Tue Mar 10, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 310
Discussion
Tue Mar 17, 2020
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 310

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