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Novel Workshop
This workshop is for students who want to develop the discipline and skills needed to write a novel. Exercises keep the class writing at a fast clip and are aimed at developing facility with elements of the novel, such as character, story, plot, dialogue, and meaning. The desire to write a novel is the only prerequisite
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 6494 - NWRW 0882 A
  • Texier, Catherine
Aug 27 - Dec 10
On Campus
Tuesday
8:00 - 9:50 PM
Fall 2019
Fiction Writing
This course acquaints students with aspects of fiction-writing technique. It is designed for students trying to develop a project or find theapproach with which they can best express themselves. Experiments in various styles are encouraged. Work is read aloud and examined. Promising projects are developed under the instructor’s supervision, and consideration is given to publication possibilities.
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4020 - NWRW 0303 A
  • TBA, Faculty
Aug 28 - Dec 11
On Campus
Wednesday
9:55 - 11:45 AM
Fall 2019
The Great American Short Story
Because the short story is just that—short—every element of this miniature world is crucial. Discussions and writing exercises focus on such aspects of the craft as creating characters who can be picked out of a crowded room, making dialogue sizzle, using settings that appeal to all the senses, and taking emotional risks. The goal: writing and honing stories until they work and understanding why they do.
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4092 - NWRW 0327 A
  • Shelley, Alexandra
Aug 28 - Dec 11
On Campus
Wednesday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Fall 2019
Writers Gym
This course is a 10-week, hands-on, improvisational writing workshop designed to help students increase their flexibility and spontaneity, and generate new work. Writing in-class in response to prompts provided by the instructor, students will try multiple genres and have opportunities to read work aloud and share comments and feedback. Open to students who have completed at least one course in creative writing or wh...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4106 - NWRW 0999 A
  • Cohen, Alice
Sep 25 - Dec 11
On Campus
Wednesday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Fall 2019
Beginning Fiction
This course begins with short writing exercises designed to jump-start creative thinking and to explore fiction basics: character, dialogue, plot, point of view, and imagery. Students then submit longer pieces to be discussed in a workshop setting, which are reviewed with particular attention to technique, style, and narrative structure. Readings include works by James Baldwin, Joan Didion, Mavis Gallant, Virginia Wo...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 6142 - NWRW 2305 B
  • Sholl, Jessica
Aug 26 - Dec 15
Online
Fall 2019
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