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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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.
Prerequisites

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.

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