Writing Memorable Scenes for Fiction and Nonfiction

WRITING X 461.12EWS
Improve and elevate your work scene by scene in this intensive workshop focused on writing and rewriting work from novels, short stories, essays, and memoir.
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Classroom
Starting at $985.00
As few as 4 days
3.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Learn the elements of powerful scenes, including conflict, subtext, dialogue, and imagery
  • Get feedback on works-in-progress to enhance your writing and develop new drafts
  • Make headway on a project that will resonate with readers
  • Develop the skills to write unforgettable scenes in a variety of genres

About this course:

The writing of powerfully constructed scenes featuring compelling characters is the key to any work of fiction or nonfiction’s success. This intensive workshop gets you writing and rewriting your own scenes, and arms you with a specific skill set that enables you to improve and elevate your work. Drawing on great scenes and sequences from memorable novels, short stories, personal essays, and memoirs throughout the course, you learn to identify the essential building blocks for the creation of dynamic scenes; work with conflict, subtext, characterization, dialogue, and imagery; get feedback that will up your game; and make significant headway in creating an eminently marketable project.

Winter 2019 Schedule

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

Available
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Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Instructor: Billy Mernit
364349
Fee:
$985.00
136 days left. Enroll by Feb 7, 2019
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Visitors not permitted. $150 nonrefundable.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 8, 2019
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Feb 7, 2019
9:00AM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Discussion
Fri Feb 8, 2019
10:00AM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Discussion
Sat Feb 9, 2019
10:00AM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Discussion
Sun Feb 10, 2019
10:00AM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

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