Fiction: Essential Beginnings


Learn the basics of writing fiction, from dialogue to description, in this supportive and informative workshop.

Starting at $475.00
As few as 6 weeks

What you can learn.

  • Turn your firsthand experiences into compelling, powerful stories
  • Learn the building blocks of fiction, including writing character-based dialogue and unique points of view
  • Develop sketches and drafts you can develop into longer work
  • Practice the skill of reading and reviewing other writers' work for strengths and opportunities to improve it

About this course:

Do you aspire to write creatively but don't know where to start? This supportive workshop provides you with many techniques to motivate and guide you. You learn how to transform observation and personal experience into imaginative prose, create dynamic characters and dialogue, and write from different points of view. By the end of the course, you will have in hand a series of short sketches or a draft of a short story and the key tools you need to write creatively.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Jennifer Chukwu
70 days left. Enroll by Feb 3, 2021
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Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after February 17, 2021
Course Requirements
Book: Making Shapely Fiction by Jerome Stern

Contact Us

Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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