Novel IV

WRITING X 411.4
Enter the home stretch on writing your novel with this advanced course that helps you address your entire book and prepare for the revision processes.
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Online
Classroom
Starting at $755.00
10 weeks
3.0 Credits

What you will learn.

  • Focus on mastering technique
  • Envision your full novel and work toward your goal
  • Get intensive feedback on your draft
  • Learn self-editing skills to carry you through the writing process

About this course:

For students with at least 100 pages of a novel, this advanced workshop focuses on elements of technique and vision necessary for a work to be considered complete. You receive intensive instructor and peer critiques of manuscript chapters and their relation to the overall work, including a review as needed of the effective use of voice, tone, mood, imagery, and metaphor. A major goal of this course is to give you the self-editing skills to polish and revise your entire novel within and beyond the course itself. Please prepare a one-page, double-spaced synopsis and your novel's first five pages for the first week of class.

Fall 2018 Schedule

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

Available
-
Instructor: Robert Eversz
362948
Fee:
$785.00
33 days left. Enroll by Sep 19, 2018
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Notes

The submission deadline for Fall quarter is August 27, 2018 at 9AM.

Course may be taken to satisfy core (Advanced) units in the Fiction Certificate Program, or as an elective in either fiction/creative nonfiction certificate. Enrollment limited to 12 students. No refund after September 18, 2018. Internet access required. 

To apply:

Log in with your existing student account and then “add to cart”, or click “add to cart” and follow the prompts to create a new or returning student account. Then, follow the remaining instructions below:

  1. At the “Contact Information” Page, be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page and initial both boxes under “Privacy Policies.” Continue Checkout.

  2. Click “Start” on the first Application page.

  3. On the 2nd Application page, click “Start” on the bottom left side of the page.

You will be asked to upload a file as a writing sample. If you are pre-approved, check the “pre-approved” box and fill out your information. Once you finish the steps, click “Submit Application.”

NOTE: YOU WILL NOT BE CHARGED for this course unless you choose to enroll if/when you receive a notice of acceptance for the course. It is 100% free to apply. The full course fee will be due up front to register, prior to start of the course. Since enrollment is restricted, there are no applicable discountable promos available for this course. Selection notices are distributed via email 1-2 weeks prior to class start. In the meantime, you can also register for alternative open-enrollment course and transfer upon your acceptance.

Submission Guidelines for Novel IV with Robert Eversz

Please submit a one or two-page synopsis and the first 20 pages of your work-in-progress. Your submission should be on ONE document, double-spaced, Times New Roman, and 12 point font. Accepted file types: PDF or docx only. If you are pre-approved* by the instructor of this advanced course, please provide the following: full name, email, and telephone number. If the instructor is already familiar with your work, you can request to be "pre-approved." The pre-approval submission waives the synopsis and writing submission portion of the application but does not guarantee admission into the advanced course.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 19, 2018
Course Requirements

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

Available
-
Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Mark Sarvas
362950
Fee:
$755.00
32 days left. Enroll by Sep 18, 2018
See Details
Notes

The submission deadline for Fall quarter is August 27, 2018 at 9AM.

Course may be taken to satisfy core (Advanced) units in the Fiction Certificate Program, or as an elective in either fiction/creative nonfiction certificate. Enrollment limited to 12 students. No refund after September 18, 2018. Internet access required. To apply:

Log in with your existing student account and then “add to cart”, or click “add to cart” and follow the prompts to create a new or returning student account. Then, follow the remaining instructions below:

  1. At the “Contact Information” Page, be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page and initial both boxes under “Privacy Policies.” Continue Checkout.

  2. Click “Start” on the first Application page.

  3. On the 2nd Application page, click “Start” on the bottom left side of the page.

You will be asked to upload a file as a writing sample. If you are pre-approved, check the “pre-approved” box and fill out your information. Once you finish the steps, click “Submit Application.”

NOTE: YOU WILL NOT BE CHARGED for this course unless you choose to enroll if/when you receive a notice of acceptance for the course. It is 100% free to apply. The full course fee will be due up front to register, prior to start of the course. Since enrollment is restricted, there are no applicable discountable promos available for this course. Selection notices are distributed via email 1-2 weeks prior to class start. In the meantime, you can also register for alternative open-enrollment course and transfer upon your acceptance.

Submission Guidelines for Novel IV with Mark Sarvas
Submit a cover letter with a brief explanation of your novel-in-progress, your course goals and a writing sample of up to 3 pages. *(Submission should all be in one file as a PDF Document)* If pre-approved* by the instructor to apply, please provide your full name, email, and telephone number. If the instructor is already familiar with your work, you can request to be "pre-approved." The pre-approval submission waives the synopsis and writing submission portion of the application but does not guarantee admission into the advanced course.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 18, 2018
Course Requirements
Book: Middle Passage by Charles Johnson
Schedule
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Discussion
Tue Sep 25, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3115
Discussion
Tue Oct 2, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3115
Discussion
Tue Oct 9, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3115
Discussion
Tue Oct 16, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3115
Discussion
Tue Oct 23, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3115
Discussion
Tue Oct 30, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3115
Discussion
Tue Nov 6, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3115
Discussion
Tue Nov 13, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3115
Discussion
Tue Nov 20, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3115
Discussion
Tue Nov 27, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3115

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