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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Hybrid
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.

Spring 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have both regular online meeting times and self-paced online instruction. Click “See Details” for more information.

Available
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Wednesday 6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Alison Singh Gee
372880
Fee:
$575.00
1 day left. Enroll by Apr 8, 2020
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 20 students. Internet access required.

Please note: Due to adjustments made to Spring quarter, this course is now scheduled to be delivered in a synchronous online format. Classes will be delivered weekly in an online forum at the scheduled time assigned to the course. Further adjustments may be made by the instructor in order to best serve the course material. Please check Canvas regularly for updates.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 22, 2020
Course Requirements
Schedule
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Date
Time
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Discussion
Wed Apr 8, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Wed Apr 15, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Wed Apr 22, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Wed Apr 29, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Wed May 6, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Wed May 13, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Wed May 20, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Wed May 27, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Wed Jun 3, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Wed Jun 10, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online

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