Nonfiction: Essential Beginnings

WRITING X 420

Learn the basics of writing nonfiction in this short introductory course.

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Online
Starting at $475.00
As few as 6 weeks
2.0

What you can learn.

  • Learn the basic elements of good storytelling
  • Excavate memories and discover fresh aspects of life stories
  • Generate new writing through weekly exercises and prompts

About this course:

Sometimes the best stories are true. To help you turn your personal experiences, anecdotes from everyday life, and family stories into compelling narratives, this workshop teaches beginning writers the basic elements of good storytelling. You learn how to excavate memories and discover fresh or unexpected facets of your life stories. Through weekly exercises, you generate new material and learn an array of fictional techniques to tell your nonfiction story, including how to play with voice, focus on a small unit of time, and describe landscape and character. By the course's completion, you will have in hand a series of short sketches or a draft of a nonfiction piece.

Fall 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Available
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Instructor: Roberta Wax
369743
Fee:
$475.00
11 days left. Enroll by Oct 30, 2019
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after November 04, 2019
Course Requirements

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: Marianne Villanueva
371273
Fee:
$475.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after February 10, 2020

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