Creative Nonfiction III

WRITING X 421.3
Polish your memoir and personal essay collections in this advanced workshop for students with works-in-progress.
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Classroom
Starting at $755.00
As few as 11 weeks
3.0

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.

Fall 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Future Offering (Opens July 29, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Monday 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Instructor: Barbara Abercrombie
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Fee:
$755.00
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Notes

No meeting Nov 11, 2019.
Enrollment limited to 12 students. Visitors not permitted. $100 nonrefundable. Not eligible for any discounts. Internet access required.

 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 23, 2019
Course Requirements
(Optional) Book: A Year of Writing Dangerously by Barbara Abercrombie
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Mon Sep 30, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 418
Discussion
Mon Oct 7, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 418
Discussion
Mon Oct 14, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 418
Discussion
Mon Oct 21, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 418
Discussion
Mon Oct 28, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 418
Discussion
Mon Nov 4, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 418
Discussion
Mon Nov 11, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 418
Discussion
Mon Nov 18, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 418
Discussion
Mon Nov 25, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 418
Discussion
Mon Dec 2, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 418
Discussion
Mon Dec 9, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 418

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