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 11 weeks
3.0

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.

Fall 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Available
-
Monday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Merrill Feitell
369737
Fee:
$575.00
39 days left. Enroll by Sep 30, 2019
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Notes
Enrollment limited to 20 students. Internet access required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 05, 2019
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Mon Sep 30, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Mon Oct 7, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Mon Oct 14, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Mon Oct 21, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Mon Oct 28, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Mon Nov 4, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Mon Nov 11, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Mon Nov 18, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Mon Nov 25, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Mon Dec 2, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Mon Dec 9, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Available
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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension DTLA
Instructor: Noel Alumit
369739
Fee:
$575.00
42 days left. Enroll by Oct 3, 2019
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 20 students. No meeting Nov 28.  

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 08, 2019
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Oct 3, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
Discussion
Thu Oct 10, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
Discussion
Thu Oct 17, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
Discussion
Thu Oct 24, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
Discussion
Thu Oct 31, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
Discussion
Thu Nov 7, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
Discussion
Thu Nov 14, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
Discussion
Thu Nov 21, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
Discussion
Thu Nov 28, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
Discussion
Thu Dec 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
Discussion
Thu Dec 12, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101B

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