Fiction: Essential Beginnings
Learn the basics of writing fiction, from dialogue to description, in this supportive and informative workshop.
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 key tools you need to write creatively.
Fall 2019 Schedule
These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.
Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.