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 Credits

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 2019 Schedule

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

Available
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Wednesday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Instructor: Alison Singh Gee
364819
Fee:
$575.00
52 days left. Enroll by Jan 9, 2019
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 20 students. Internet access required.  

 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 14, 2019
Course Requirements
Best American Essays by edited by Ariel Levy
Schedule
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Discussion
Wed Jan 9, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
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Wed Jan 16, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
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Wed Jan 23, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
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Wed Jan 30, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
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UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
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Wed Feb 6, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
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UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
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Wed Feb 13, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
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UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
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Wed Feb 20, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
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UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
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Wed Feb 27, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
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UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
Discussion
Wed Mar 6, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
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UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
Discussion
Wed Mar 13, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101B

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