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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Remote Instruction
Online
Starting at $665.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

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.

Summer 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Wait List
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This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Chris L. Terry
373693
Fee:
$695.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 15, 2020
Course Requirements
Book: This Is the Year You Write Your Novel by Walter Mosley
Book: New People by Danzy Senna
Available
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This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Jessica Barksdale
376837
Fee:
$695.00
2 days left. Enroll by Jul 8, 2020
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 22, 2020

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Thursday 7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Adam McOmber
373694
Fee:
$665.00
Still accepting enrollments
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.

This course uses remote instruction. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at course meeting times as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation.

Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 16, 2020
Course Requirements
Book: Writing Fiction by Jane Burroway
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Jul 2, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jul 9, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jul 16, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jul 23, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jul 30, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Aug 6, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Aug 13, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Aug 20, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Aug 27, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Sep 3, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online

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