Defeating Distraction: Creating a Writing Practice One Day Workshop

WRITING 704

Develop powerful writing habits in this class designed to help you take steps to becoming a disciplined, motivated, and successful writer.

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Starting at $30.00
As few as 1 day
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What you can learn.

  • Learn how to make writing a central part of your life, no matter how busy you are
  • Understand where writer’s block comes from and how to fix it
  • Get tips on how to fight procrastination and other roadblocks
  • Enjoy lectures, discussions, and writing prompts that fuel your creativity

About this course:

Whether you are writing a screenplay, short story, personal essay, or not even writing yet at all (but would like to!), the way to create and finish any project is through a consistent and committed writing practice. The regular discipline of writing can feel elusive and at times unattainable, but it can be done! In this course, students learn the fundamentals of creating a lasting writing practice as well as concrete tools to employ as defenses against procrastination and writer’s block. Class time will consist of lectures, in-class writing prompts, and exercises to build craft. Think of it as “Couch to 5K” personal training—but for writing. Rather than focusing on revising or improving a particular writing project, the class focuses solely on committing to the writing practice itself. All levels of writers are welcome.

Summer 2022 Schedule

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Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM PT
Available
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Instructor: Cole Kazdin
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Fee:
$30.00
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Location: UCLA X Open
ENROLL BY: Jul 8, 2022
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Notes

Enrollment limited. This course is held via video teleconference. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer a live class meeting at the designated time. Students must be present at the course meeting time to participate in the class.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 08, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
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Sat Jul 9, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
UCLA X Open

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