Novel II

WRITING X 411.2

Continue progress on your novel by deepening your understanding of craft as you work scene-by-scene through your book.

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

What you can learn.

  • Make weekly progress on your novel draft, with a goal of writing 50 pages
  • Workshop novel excerpts in a supportive, collaborative environment
  • Learn about novel structure from a variety of sources
  • Develop and refine your own creative writing practice

About this course:

Armed with your overall concept and first chapter, you continue to develop your knowledge of craft by writing scenes using characters and situations from the projected novel and workshopping your in-progress work. Mini-lectures on the art of the novel, intuitive creative process, and conventional vs. non-conventional approaches to novel structure also are covered. The goal is to complete fifty pages of your novel.
Prerequisites

WRITING X 411.1 Novel I or comparable workshop experience. 

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Available
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Chris L. Terry
377512
Fee:
$695.00
40 days left. Enroll by Jan 13, 2021
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 27, 2021
Course Requirements
Book: Kindred by Octavia Butler
Available
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Jessica Barksdale
378410
Fee:
$695.00
40 days left. Enroll by Jan 13, 2021
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 27, 2021
Course Requirements
Book: The Scene Book by Sandra Scofield
Book: Beginnings, Middles, and Ends by Nancy Kress

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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Wednesday 6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Francesca Lia Block
377513
Fee:
$665.00
40 days left. Enroll by Jan 13, 2021
See Details
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 January 27, 2021
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Jan 13, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Jan 20, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Jan 27, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Feb 3, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Feb 10, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Feb 17, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Feb 24, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Mar 3, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Mar 10, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Mar 17, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Available
-
Tuesday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Henry Lien
378441
Fee:
$665.00
39 days left. Enroll by Jan 12, 2021
See Details
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 January 26, 2021
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Jan 12, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Jan 19, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Jan 26, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Feb 2, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Feb 9, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Feb 16, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Feb 23, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Mar 2, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Mar 9, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Mar 16, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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