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
Classroom
Starting at $575.00
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.

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: Natashia Deón
369735
Fee:
$695.00
45 days left. Enroll by Oct 2, 2019
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 07, 2019
Course Requirements

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

Available
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Melanie Thorne
369736
Fee:
$575.00
45 days left. Enroll by Oct 2, 2019
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 20 students. No meeting Nov. 27. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 07, 2019
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Oct 2, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264
Discussion
Wed Oct 9, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264
Discussion
Wed Oct 16, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264
Discussion
Wed Oct 23, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264
Discussion
Wed Oct 30, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264
Discussion
Wed Nov 6, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264
Discussion
Wed Nov 13, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264
Discussion
Wed Nov 20, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264
Discussion
Wed Dec 4, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264
Discussion
Wed Dec 11, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264
Available
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Monday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
370292
Fee:
$575.00
36 days left. Enroll by Sep 23, 2019
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 20 students. No meeting Sept 30 and Nov 11. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 28, 2019
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Mon Sep 23, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Franz Hall 2288
Discussion
Mon Oct 7, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Franz Hall 2288
Discussion
Mon Oct 14, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Franz Hall 2288
Discussion
Mon Oct 21, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Franz Hall 2288
Discussion
Mon Oct 28, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Franz Hall 2288
Discussion
Mon Nov 4, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Franz Hall 2288
Discussion
Mon Nov 11, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Franz Hall 2288
Discussion
Mon Nov 18, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Franz Hall 2288
Discussion
Mon Nov 25, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Franz Hall 2288
Discussion
Mon Dec 2, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Franz Hall 2288
Discussion
Mon Dec 9, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Franz Hall 2288

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