Creative Writing: Short Story

ENGL XL 137
Start writing short stories in this introductory course where you learn the key elements of powerful fiction and participate in a collaborative writers
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Online
Classroom
Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
5.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Earn UCLA transferable credit
  • Read work by contemporary writers
  • Explore characterization and point of view
  • Learn to develop stories from basic ideas
  • Develop a unique voice

About this course:

This workshop covers the key elements of fiction writing, including plot, characterization, setting, point-of-view, and various story development techniques, as well as publication markets. Your goal is to develop three short stories over the course of the quarter. Transferable for UC credit.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Wait List
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Instructor: Wendy Oleson
362965
Fee:
$745.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. No refund after October 2, 2018. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 2, 2018
Course Requirements

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

Wait List
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Ben Loory
362967
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 20 students. No refund after September 28, 2018. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 28, 2018
Course Requirements
Schedule
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Discussion
Wed Sep 26, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2333
Discussion
Wed Oct 3, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2333
Discussion
Wed Oct 10, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2333
Discussion
Wed Oct 17, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2333
Discussion
Wed Oct 24, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2333
Discussion
Wed Oct 31, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2333
Discussion
Wed Nov 7, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2333
Discussion
Wed Nov 14, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2333
Discussion
Wed Nov 21, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2333
Discussion
Wed Nov 28, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2333
Discussion
Wed Dec 5, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2333

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