Writing Our Ancestors Into Fiction

WRITING 714.4E

Draw connections between our present-day lives and interests with those of our ancestors as you work to draw them into your writing with care and craft.

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About this course:

In this 1-day course, we'll explore ancestors as inspiration for fictional narratives. It can be tricky to do our ancestors justice in our writing and even trickier to balance facts, invention, and compelling storytelling. This time together will be spent exploring the challenge through generative exercises and examples designed to access inspiration and draw connections between our own present-day lives and interests and our family histories. We will be writing and workshopping in class. Come with the desire to write your family-inspired stories, leave with some self-generated materials and methods (cohesive ideas, basic plot outline, character studies, etc.) to get you started.

Winter 2023 Schedule

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Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens February 18, 2023 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: Malia Márquez
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Location: UCLA X Open
Notes

Enrollment opens two weeks prior to the event. Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

This course is held via video teleconference. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer a live class meeting at the designated time. Students must be present at the course meeting time to participate in the class. 

Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
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Sat Mar 4, 2023
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
UCLA X Open

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