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 breakout sessions. 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 feel more confident about their skills and are prepared for further study of writing.

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.

Available
-
Saturday 1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Ron Darian
377493
Fee:
$455.00
18 days left. Enroll by Feb 6, 2021
See Details
Notes

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 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
Available
-
Saturday 1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: liz gonzález
377492
Fee:
$455.00
18 days left. Enroll by Feb 6, 2021
See Details
Notes

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 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

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 February 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
-
Saturday 1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Location: Online
378937
Fee:
$455.00
See Details
Notes

No meeting on May 29, 2021.

Enrollment limited to 12 students. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after May 15, 2021
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat May 1, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat May 8, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat May 15, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat May 22, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Jun 5, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Jun 12, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Future Offering (Opens February 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
-
Saturday 1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Norman Kolpas
378936
Fee:
$455.00
See Details
Notes

No meeting on May 29, 2021.

Enrollment limited to 12 students. Internet access required.  

Refund Deadline
No refunds after May 15, 2021
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat May 1, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat May 8, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat May 15, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat May 22, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Jun 5, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Jun 12, 2021
1:00PM PT - 4:00PM PT
Online

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