Writing Short Form Nonfiction

WRITING X 424.20E
Try out a variety of nonfiction writing forms in this class for students with a goal to sell their writing for publication.
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Classroom
Starting at $345.00
As few as 6 weeks
2.0 Credits

About this course:

Short, well-focused articles provide one of the surest pathways for breaking into publication. It's easier than you might think--if you know how the print and online publishing worlds work, understand the needs and demands of particular markets, and put some effort into polishing your skills. In this enjoyable six-week course, you achieve all those goals while you produce weekly assignments of 250-500 words in specific nonfiction genres, including personal essay, how-to story, interview/profile, reviews, trends stories, ghostwriting, narrative nonfiction, and research essays--which are then workshopped in class. You gain valuable experience in thinking and writing like a pro, all while having fun in a positive, supportive, constructive environment. The course goal is to write and begin polishing at least eight short nonfiction pieces while gaining a clearer understanding of what editors look for, how they think, and how to pitch to them.

Spring 2019 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: Norman Kolpas
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Fee:
$345.00
59 days left. Enroll by Apr 15, 2019
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 20 students. Internet access required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after May 12, 2019
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue May 7, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Kaplan Hall A46
Discussion
Tue May 14, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Kaplan Hall A46
Discussion
Tue May 21, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Kaplan Hall A46
Discussion
Tue May 28, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Kaplan Hall A46
Discussion
Tue Jun 4, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Kaplan Hall A46
Discussion
Tue Jun 11, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
Kaplan Hall A46

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