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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In-Person
Remote
Online
Starting at $720.00
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 50 pages of your novel.
Prerequisites

WRITING X 411.1 Novel I or comparable workshop experience. 

Winter 2023 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Available
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Instructor: Radhika Sharma
389684
Fee:
$720.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
ENROLL BY: Jan 18, 2023
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required. Materials required. 

This course is held via video teleconference. Instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at the course meeting time 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 February 01, 2023
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Steering The Craft: A Twenty-First-Century Guide to Sailing the Sea of Story by Ursula K. Le Guin
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Jan 18, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Jan 25, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Feb 1, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Feb 8, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Feb 15, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Feb 22, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Mar 1, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Mar 8, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Mar 15, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Mar 22, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
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This section has no set meeting times.
Available
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Instructor: Malia Márquez
389683
Fee:
$720.00
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ENROLL BY: Jan 18, 2023
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.

This online course is conducted through Canvas, a secure website that allows students to log in to access lectures, discussions, and other course materials on demand. There are no required class meetings. Each course is structured with weekly assignments and deadlines. Lectures and coursework are accessible throughout the week. Workshops are conducted in writing via discussion boards with your instructor and classmates.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after February 01, 2023
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Available
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Instructor: Chris L. Terry
389685
Fee:
$720.00
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Location: UCLA
ENROLL BY: Jan 17, 2023
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required. Materials required. 

This course meets in person at the designated class meeting time and location. Students must be present at the course meeting time 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 31, 2023
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Kindred by Octavia Butler
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Jan 17, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall 122
Discussion
Tue Jan 24, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall 122
Discussion
Tue Jan 31, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall 122
Discussion
Tue Feb 7, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall 122
Discussion
Tue Feb 14, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall 122
Discussion
Tue Feb 21, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall 122
Discussion
Tue Feb 28, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall 122
Discussion
Tue Mar 7, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall 122
Discussion
Tue Mar 14, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall 122
Discussion
Tue Mar 21, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Haines Hall 122

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