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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Online
Remote Instruction
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.

Spring 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: Jessica Barksdale
372848
Fee:
$695.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 22, 2020
Course Requirements

These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Saturday 1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Francesca Lia Block
372847
Fee:
$665.00
4 days left. Enroll by Apr 11, 2020
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 20 students. Internet access required.

Please note: Due to adjustments made to Spring quarter, this course is now scheduled to be delivered in a synchronous online format. Classes will be delivered weekly in an online forum at the scheduled time assigned to the course. Further adjustments may be made by the instructor in order to best serve the course material. Please check Canvas regularly for updates.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 25, 2020
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat Apr 11, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Sat Apr 18, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Sat Apr 25, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Sat May 2, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Sat May 9, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Sat May 16, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Sat May 23, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Sat May 30, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Sat Jun 6, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Sat Jun 13, 2020
1:00PM PDT - 4:00PM PDT
Online

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