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.

Winter 2019 Schedule

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

Available
-
Instructor: Jessica Barksdale
364683
Fee:
$695.00
56 days left. Enroll by Jan 9, 2019
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 14, 2019

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

Available
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Thursday 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Instructor: Lisa Lieberman Doctor
364681
Fee:
$575.00
57 days left. Enroll by Jan 10, 2019
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 20 students.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 15, 2019
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Jan 10, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Thu Jan 17, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Thu Jan 24, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Thu Jan 31, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Thu Feb 7, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Thu Feb 14, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Thu Feb 21, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Thu Feb 28, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Thu Mar 7, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Thu Mar 14, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Available
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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Adam McOmber
364682
Fee:
$575.00
57 days left. Enroll by Jan 10, 2019
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 20 students. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 15, 2019
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Jan 10, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Thu Jan 17, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Thu Jan 24, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Thu Jan 31, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Thu Feb 7, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Thu Feb 14, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Thu Feb 21, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Thu Feb 28, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Thu Mar 7, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Thu Mar 14, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317

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