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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Online
Remote Instruction
Starting at $665.00
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 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Mieke Eerkens
377544
Fee:
$695.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 27, 2021
Course Requirements

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Wednesday 4:00PM PT - 7:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Marianne Villanueva
377545
Fee:
$665.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 27, 2021
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Jan 13, 2021
4:00PM PT - 7:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Jan 20, 2021
4:00PM PT - 7:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Jan 27, 2021
4:00PM PT - 7:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Feb 3, 2021
4:00PM PT - 7:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Feb 10, 2021
4:00PM PT - 7:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Feb 17, 2021
4:00PM PT - 7:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Feb 24, 2021
4:00PM PT - 7:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Mar 3, 2021
4:00PM PT - 7:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Mar 10, 2021
4:00PM PT - 7:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Mar 17, 2021
4:00PM PT - 7:00PM PT
Online

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