Novel I

WRITING X 411.1

Start writing your novel in this workshop; guiding you through the building blocks of great books while teaching you essential tools for fiction writing.

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Classroom
Online
Starting at $575.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Bring the story inside you onto the page with the guidance of a professional writer
  • Make weekly progress on the first chapter of your novel in a supportive, collaborative environment
  • Learn key elements of successful novels, including plot, structure, and point of view

About this course:

That novel is inside you waiting to emerge, but knowing how and where to start can be daunting. This course provides you with weekly assignments, group interaction, and instructor feedback to help you explore various methods of writing your first novel while learning the key craft points of plot, structure, characterization, point-of-view, sense of place, and voice. The goal is to complete the first chapter of your novel by establishing an intimacy with your characters as you artfully shape their journey, and to develop an overall concept to guide you through your story. Required for students considering the long-fiction sequence.

Fall 2018 Schedule

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

Wait List
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Instructor: Natashia Deón
363039
Fee:
$695.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. No refund after October 2, 2018. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 2, 2018
Available
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Instructor: Paul Witcover
365061
Fee:
$695.00
9 days left. Enroll by Oct 3, 2018
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. No refund after October 9, 2018. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 9, 2018

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

Available
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Monday 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Instructor: Lisa Lieberman Doctor
363036
Fee:
$575.00
Still accepting enrollments
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Notes

No meeting November 12, 2018.

Enrollment limited to 20 students. No refund after September 26, 2018. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 26, 2018
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Mon Sep 24, 2018
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Mon Oct 1, 2018
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Mon Oct 8, 2018
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Mon Oct 15, 2018
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Mon Oct 22, 2018
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Mon Oct 29, 2018
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Mon Nov 5, 2018
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Mon Nov 12, 2018
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Mon Nov 19, 2018
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Mon Nov 26, 2018
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Mon Dec 3, 2018
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral

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