Nonfiction 101

WRITING 721.3E

Get an overview of opportunities to write and publish nonfiction in this course designed for beginners new to the genre.

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Remote Instruction
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As few as 1 day
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What you can learn.

  • Discover the basic types of creative nonfiction
  • Get tips on where to come up with ideas for new nonfiction pieces
  • Learn how writers craft pitches to get the interest of editors
  • Understand what editors look for in each type of writing and where to find them

About this course:

A quick taste of what it takes to pitch nonfiction articles for publication. This three-hour online workshop includes a look at the basic types of nonfiction (profiles, retrospectives, essays, how-to articles, etc.); where to get ideas; how to turn ideas into a story pitch; and what editors want. Students should come with questions and be ready to perform a short writing exercise.

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.

Future Offering (Opens October 31, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
Saturday 10:00AM PST - 1:00PM PST
Location: Online
Instructor: Roberta Wax
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Notes

Enrollment opens two weeks prior to course date. Internet access required.

This course uses remote instruction. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time.

Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat Nov 14, 2020
10:00AM PST - 1:00PM PST
Online

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