Short Story I

WRITING X 412.1
Learn the basics of writing short fiction in this introductory course covering the building blocks of good storytelling.
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Classroom
Starting at $575.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0 Credits

What you will learn.

  • Complete short exercises and assignments to jumpstart new story ideas
  • Explore plot, point of view, setting, description, and more
  • Get tips on rewriting and revising drafts
  • Draft and revise at least one new short story

About this course:

It is said that all of us have locked inside at least one good story to tell. Through lectures on craft, short writing exercises, assignments, and discussion, you learn how to tell yours. Topics include plot, point-of-view, setting, description, conflict, characterization, dialogue, tension, rewriting, and submission strategies. The course goal is to draft and revise at least one short story. This course is a prerequisite for students who are continuing in the short-fiction sequence.

Winter 2019 Schedule

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

Available
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Merrill Feitell
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Fee:
$575.00
56 days left. Enroll by Jan 9, 2019
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Notes
Enrollment limited to 20 students. Internet access required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 14, 2019
Schedule
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Date
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Discussion
Wed Jan 9, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Wed Jan 16, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Wed Jan 23, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Wed Jan 30, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Wed Feb 6, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Wed Feb 13, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Wed Feb 20, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Wed Feb 27, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Wed Mar 6, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Wed Mar 13, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284

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