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.

Spring 2019 Schedule

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

Available
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Saturday 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Harry Youtt, Judith Prager
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Fee:
$455.00
21 days left. Enroll by Apr 13, 2019
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 12 students. Internet access required.  

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 18, 2019
Course Requirements
Schedule
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Date
Time
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Discussion
Sat Apr 13, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1256
Discussion
Sat Apr 20, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1256
Discussion
Sat Apr 27, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1256
Discussion
Sat May 4, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1256
Discussion
Sat May 11, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1256
Discussion
Sat May 18, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1256

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