Continue progress on your novel by deepening your understanding of craft as you work scene-by-scene through your book.
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 50 pages of your novel.
WRITING X 411.1 Novel I or comparable workshop experience.
Summer 2020 Schedule
These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.
These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.
No meetings July 4; September 5, 2020. On June 27, the class will meet from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm PT instead of the usual class time of 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm PT.
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.