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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Remote
Online
Starting at $720.00
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 2023 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
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Wednesday 6:30PM - 9:30PM PT
Available
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Instructor: Alison Singh Gee
390058
Fee:
$720.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
ENROLL BY: Jan 18, 2023
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

This course is held via video teleconference. Instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at the course meeting time as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation. 
Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after February 01, 2023
Course Requirements

Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Jan 18, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Jan 25, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Feb 1, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Feb 8, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Feb 15, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Feb 22, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Mar 1, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Mar 8, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Mar 15, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Mar 22, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
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This section has no set meeting times.
Available
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Instructor: Robert Edward Anasi
390066
Fee:
$720.00
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ENROLL BY: Jan 11, 2023
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

This online course is conducted through Canvas, a secure website that allows students to log in to access lectures, discussions, and other course materials on demand. There are no required class meetings. Each course is structured with weekly assignments and deadlines. Lectures and coursework are accessible throughout the week. Workshops are conducted in writing via discussion boards with your instructor and classmates.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 25, 2023
Course Requirements

Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

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