Introduction to Creative Writing

WRITING X 400

Perfect for students new to creative writing, this course introduces you to various forms of writing in small, supportive workshop groups.

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Classroom
Starting at $455.00
As few as 6 weeks
2.0

What you can learn.

  • Meet guest speakers from storytelling, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and screenwriting backgrounds
  • Learn how to critically and supportively critique other writers' work
  • Try your hand at writing different kinds of work to see what you like best
  • Meet other aspiring writers and begin to form your own creative community

About this course:

This six-week course is perfect for anyone just getting started on their path to being a writer. Students work in small breakout sessions with experienced writers and teachers, then attend a lecture by various guest speakers with expertise in fiction, poetry, nonfiction, or screenwriting. Short assignments are workshopped in the weekly breakouts. The goal of the course is to expose new writers to a variety of types of writing while getting their creative juices flowing. At the end of the quarter, students will feel more confident about their skills and will be prepared for further study of writing.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Available
-
Saturday 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Norman Kolpas
371270
Fee:
$455.00
56 days left. Enroll by Feb 8, 2020
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 12 students. Internet access required.  

Refund Deadline
No refunds after February 13, 2020
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat Feb 8, 2020
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1256
Discussion
Sat Feb 15, 2020
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1256
Discussion
Sat Feb 22, 2020
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1256
Discussion
Sat Feb 29, 2020
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1256
Discussion
Sat Mar 7, 2020
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1256
Discussion
Sat Mar 14, 2020
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1256
Available
-
Saturday 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Shauna Barbosa
371271
Fee:
$455.00
56 days left. Enroll by Feb 8, 2020
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 12 students. Internet access required.  

Refund Deadline
No refunds after February 13, 2020
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat Feb 8, 2020
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264
Discussion
Sat Feb 15, 2020
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264
Discussion
Sat Feb 22, 2020
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264
Discussion
Sat Feb 29, 2020
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264
Discussion
Sat Mar 7, 2020
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264
Discussion
Sat Mar 14, 2020
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264

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