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

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.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Available
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Instructor: Jessica Barksdale
371282
Fee:
$695.00
33 days left. Enroll by Jan 15, 2020
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 20, 2020
Course Requirements
(Optional) Book: The Scene Book: A Primer for the Fiction Writer by Sandra Scofield

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

Available
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Wally Rudolph
371281
Fee:
$575.00
32 days left. Enroll by Jan 14, 2020
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 20 students.  

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 19, 2020
Course Requirements
Schedule
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Date
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Location
Discussion
Tue Jan 14, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264
Discussion
Tue Jan 21, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264
Discussion
Tue Jan 28, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264
Discussion
Tue Feb 4, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264
Discussion
Tue Feb 11, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264
Discussion
Tue Feb 18, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264
Discussion
Tue Feb 25, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264
Discussion
Tue Mar 3, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264
Discussion
Tue Mar 10, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264
Discussion
Tue Mar 17, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1264

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

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