Short Story III

WRITING X 412.3
Complete two new short stories in this intensive workshop for experienced short story writers.
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Classroom
Starting at $755.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0 Credits

What you will learn.

  • Generate new story ideas and revise one to completion
  • Get detailed written critiques on drafts to improve your writing
  • Learn how to publish your work in literary magazines and markets

About this course:

The short story, one of the most challenging of all literary forms, requires the precision and imagistic intensity of poetry combined with novelistic elements of structure, setting, and characterization. This workshop helps you to realize your fictional intentions through detailed written critiques and to prepare your stories for publication in targeted markets. The course goal is to complete two new stories and one revision.

Fall 2018 Schedule

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

Available
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Lou Mathews
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Fee:
$755.00
12 days left. Enroll by Oct 2, 2018
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Notes

*This course is NOT ELIGIBLE FOR ANY DISCOUNTS.

The submission deadline for Fall quarter has been extended to Tuesday, September 4, 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.  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.

*This course is NOT ELIGIBLE FOR ANY DISCOUNTS. 

Enrollment limited to 12 students. Visitors not permitted. $100 nonrefundable; no refund after October 2, 2018.

Submission Guidelines for Short Story III with Lou Mathews

Please submit a writing sample, up to 5,000 words, and a letter describing your writing experience (classes taken, publication history, workshops, writers’ conferences, etc.), how you heard about the class and why you want to take it. (Your submission should be in one file as a PDF Document.)

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
Schedule
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Discussion
Tue Oct 9, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3108
Discussion
Tue Oct 16, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3108
Discussion
Tue Oct 23, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3108
Discussion
Tue Oct 30, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3108
Discussion
Tue Nov 6, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3108
Discussion
Tue Nov 13, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3108
Discussion
Tue Nov 20, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3108
Discussion
Tue Nov 27, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3108
Discussion
Tue Dec 4, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3108
Discussion
Tue Dec 11, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Rolfe Hall 3108

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