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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Remote Instruction
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.

Fall 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Wait List
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Saturday 1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Kenji Liu
375734
Fee:
$455.00
See Details
Notes

No meeting November 28.

Enrollment limited to 12 students. Internet access required.

This course uses remote instruction. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at course meeting times as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation.

Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after November 14, 2020
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat Oct 31, 2020
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Nov 7, 2020
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Nov 14, 2020
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Nov 21, 2020
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Dec 5, 2020
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Dec 12, 2020
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Available
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Saturday 1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Aatif Rashid
375733
Fee:
$455.00
2 days left. Enroll by Oct 31, 2020
See Details
Notes

No meeting November 28.

Enrollment limited to 12 students. Internet access required.  

This course uses remote instruction. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at course meeting times as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation.

Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after November 14, 2020
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat Oct 31, 2020
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Nov 7, 2020
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Nov 14, 2020
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Nov 21, 2020
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Dec 5, 2020
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Dec 12, 2020
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online

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)
-
Saturday 1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Ron Darian
377493
Fee:
$455.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 12 students. Internet access required.  

Refund Deadline
No refunds after February 20, 2021
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat Feb 6, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Feb 13, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Feb 20, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Feb 27, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Mar 6, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Mar 13, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Saturday 1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: liz gonzález
377492
Fee:
$455.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 12 students. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after February 20, 2021
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat Feb 6, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Feb 13, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Feb 20, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Feb 27, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Mar 6, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Mar 13, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online

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