Intensive Revision

WRITING X 461.9E

Get ruthless with your own drafts and discover ways to elevate your writing to its greatest potential in this workshop devoted only to revision techniques.

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Remote Instruction
Starting at $665.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Unearth the heart of character and conflict in your writing
  • Find each scene's unique focus and purpose in your draft
  • Undertake two vigorous revisions of an existing draft
  • Apply narrative tools and techniques to your writing to elevate it to the next level

About this course:

After all the work of getting through a first draft, little seems so barbarian as the slashing and burning of entire characters and scenes—but making such vulgar literary sacrifices can enable the writer to unearth the heart of conflict and character, to find focus in each scene, and to harness the best story s/he can offer. In this workshop, participants will undertake two rigorous revisions, sticking with a draft all the way through to its best potential. By considering various elements of storytelling and developing dexterity with an assortment of narrative tools and techniques, students should finish the class with a story that’s really on course to being done.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
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Tuesday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Merrill Feitell
377520
Fee:
$665.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 26, 2021
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Jan 12, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Jan 19, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Jan 26, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Feb 2, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Feb 9, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Feb 16, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Feb 23, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Mar 2, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Mar 9, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Mar 16, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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