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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Remote Instruction
Online
Starting at $665.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

What you can 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 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Enrollment Closed
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Tantra Bensko
375743
Fee:
$695.00
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Notes
Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 21, 2020
Course Requirements
Enrollment Closed
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Wendy Oleson
378137
Fee:
$695.00
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Notes
Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 28, 2020

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Enrollment Closed
-
Wednesday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Ben Loory
375744
Fee:
$665.00
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Notes

No meeting November 11, 2020.

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.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 14, 2020
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Sep 30, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Oct 7, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Oct 14, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Oct 21, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Oct 28, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Nov 4, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Nov 18, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Nov 25, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Dec 2, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Dec 9, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Adam Prince
377505
Fee:
$695.00
See Details
Notes
Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 27, 2021

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Wednesday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Adam McOmber
377506
Fee:
$665.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 27, 2021
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Jan 13, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Jan 20, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Jan 27, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Feb 3, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Feb 10, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Feb 17, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Feb 24, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Mar 3, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Mar 10, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Mar 17, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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