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 7 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.

Spring 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
-
Saturday 1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Norman Kolpas
372871
Fee:
$455.00
25 days left. Enroll by May 2, 2020
See Details
Notes

No meeting May 16.

Enrollment limited to 12 students. Internet access required.  

Please note: Due to adjustments made to Spring quarter, this course is now scheduled to be delivered in a synchronous online format. Classes will be delivered weekly in an online forum at the scheduled time assigned to the course. Further adjustments may be made by the instructor in order to best serve the course material. Please check Canvas regularly for updates.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after May 16, 2020
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat May 2, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Sat May 9, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Sat May 23, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Sat May 30, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Sat Jun 6, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Sat Jun 13, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Online
Available
-
Saturday 1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Colette Sartor
372872
Fee:
$455.00
25 days left. Enroll by May 2, 2020
See Details
Notes

No meeting May 16.

Enrollment limited to 12 students. Internet access required.

Please note: Due to adjustments made to Spring quarter, this course is now scheduled to be delivered in a synchronous online format. Classes will be delivered weekly in an online forum at the scheduled time assigned to the course. Further adjustments may be made by the instructor in order to best serve the course material. Please check Canvas regularly for updates.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after May 16, 2020
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat May 2, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Sat May 9, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Sat May 23, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Sat May 30, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Sat Jun 6, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Sat Jun 13, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Online

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