Young Adult Novel Intensive: Two Weekend Workshop

WRITING X 445.1N

Spark your young adult novel draft in this course designed to give you an overview of the genre and the support you need to make progress on your draft.

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Classroom
Starting at $665.00
As few as 6 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Learn what goes into strong novels for young adult readers
  • Develop a novel concept you can start writing during class
  • Get inspiration from lectures and craft talks
  • Give and receive feedback on work developed for class

About this course:

The young adult novel is one of the fastest-growing and exciting genres in publishing today. With complex young characters, realistic dialogue, and gripping prose, readers young and old can't get enough of these novels. In this intensive two-weekend workshop, you explore the elements of a YA novel's plot, character, language, setting, and voice—all enhanced by in-depth lectures, discussions, manuscript workshopping, and generative writing exercises. Also covered is the current marketplace for young adult fiction. You leave the class with a completed first chapter and a rough outline of your entire book, as well as the tools to continue writing on your own.

Fall 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Enrollment Closed
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Sunday, Saturday 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Instructor: Jennifer Caloyeras
369749
Fee:
$665.00
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Notes
Enrollment limited to 15 students.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 11, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
(Optional) Book: Save the Cat! by Blake Snyder
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat Oct 12, 2019
9:00AM - 5:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218
Discussion
Sun Oct 13, 2019
9:00AM - 5:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218
Discussion
Sat Nov 16, 2019
9:00AM - 5:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218
Discussion
Sun Nov 17, 2019
9:00AM - 5:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 218

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