Creative Nonfiction III
Polish your memoir and personal essay collections in this advanced workshop for students with works-in-progress.
What you can learn.
- Sustain your voice and narrative energy through a full draft
- Develop self-editing techniques to help you complete a thorough revision
- Learn about the publication market for creative nonfiction
- Develop a book proposal that reflects your project
About this course:Designed for serious writers who seek to refine their creative nonfiction manuscripts--including memoirs and personal essay collections--into polished works, this intensive workshop helps you polish your writing and find your narrative's energy and unique voice. You also develop and perfect self-editing techniques as well as explore the current market. The course goal is to have two chapters and a book proposal or two short essays ready to submit to publishers, as well as increase mastery over this artistic form.
WRITING X 421.2 Creative Nonfiction II or comparable workshop experience.
Admission to this course is by application only and the selection process is competitive. It is recommended that students take intermediate-level courses prior to submitting their work. When this course is open for enrollment, click "See Details" for application guidelines and quarterly application deadlines.