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 Credits

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 2019 Schedule

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

Available
-
Saturday 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Shauna Barbosa
364710
Fee:
$455.00
81 days left. Enroll by Feb 9, 2019
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 12 students. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after February 14, 2019
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat Feb 9, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2325
Discussion
Sat Feb 16, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2325
Discussion
Sat Feb 23, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2325
Discussion
Sat Mar 2, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2325
Discussion
Sat Mar 9, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2325
Discussion
Sat Mar 16, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2325
Available
-
Saturday 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Colette Sartor
364714
Fee:
$455.00
81 days left. Enroll by Feb 9, 2019
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 12 students.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after February 14, 2019
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat Feb 9, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2333
Discussion
Sat Feb 16, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2333
Discussion
Sat Feb 23, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2333
Discussion
Sat Mar 2, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2333
Discussion
Sat Mar 9, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2333
Discussion
Sat Mar 16, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2333

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