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CREATIVE WRITING

What’s your story? Whether you’re just beginning to write or putting the finishing touches on your first novel, our on-campus and online writing courses offer expert instruction, individual attention, and supportive feedback at all levels, in all genres of creative writing. Please visit "The Writer's Spotlight" page to learn more about the Online Writing program.

Code Course Title Qtr Days Format Status

Online Certificate Program in Novel Writing

OWC 303 A Novel I: The Powerful Beginning WI Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
OWC 303 B Novel I: The Powerful Beginning WI Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
OWC 303 C Novel I: The Powerful Beginning WI Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
OWC 303 D Novel I: The Powerful Beginning WI Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
OWC 306 A Novel IV: Manuscript Preparedness WI Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
OWC 306 B Novel IV: Manuscript Preparedness WI Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
OWC 306 C Novel IV: Manuscript Preparedness WI Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
OWC 306 D Novel IV: Manuscript Preparedness WI Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
OWC 310 One-on-One Tutorial: Novel WI Flex Online Closed

Creative Writing

ART 19 Exploring Graphic Novels WI M Live Online ClosedNotify Me
CNF 09 Writing the Memoir: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants WI T Live Online ClosedNotify Me
CNF 23 W Mastering the Personal Essay with the Masters WI Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
CNF 63 W A Ticket to the Truth: Getting Started in Creative Nonfiction WI Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
CNF 83 Diaries into Memoir: Structuring and Shaping the Daily WI Th Live Online ClosedNotify Me
CNF 92 How to Keep Your Story Going: A Memoir Workshop WI S Live Online ClosedNotify Me
CW 107 W Writing through Struggle WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
CW 12 W Adventures in Travel Writing WI Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
CW 165 Speakeasy: The Pleasures of Writing Good Dialogue WI T Live Online ClosedNotify Me
CW 17 WA Establishing a Creative Writing Practice WI Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
CW 17 WB Establishing a Creative Writing Practice WI Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
CW 18 Be Your Own Developmental Editor: Shape Your Manuscript for Publication WI W Live Online ClosedNotify Me
CW 25 The Bleeding, Pounding Heart of Prose: The Art and Craft of the Sentence WI Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
CW 43 W I Laughed So Hard I Cried: Writing Comedy and Tragedy WI Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
CW 45 Essential Elements for Creative Writers: The Narrative Toolbox WI W Live Online ClosedNotify Me
CW 58 Observers of the Natural World: Writing the Personal Nature Essay WI W Live Online ClosedNotify Me
CW 65 W Scene by Scene: The Building Blocks of Narrative WI Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
CW 85 W Writing Relationships: How to Land in The New York Times "Modern Love" WI Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
FICT 71 W Writing Short Fiction: The Devil's in the Details WI Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
FICT 76 W Writing Perspectives: Making Strong Narrative Choices in Fiction WI Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
FICT 78 The Short Story for Absolute Beginners WI Th Live Online Cancelled
FICT 81 W Finding Fire: From Premise to Plot WI Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
FICT 82 Plotting Outside the Box: Alternative Story Structures WI Th Live Online ClosedNotify Me
FICT 83 Stories That Sing: Develop an Unforgettable Voice in Fiction WI T Live Online ClosedNotify Me
FICT 84 W The Beginning, the End, and Everything in Between: Perfecting the Short Story WI Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
NVL 06 How to Start Your Novel and Keep It Going WI W On-campus ClosedNotify Me
NVL 42 W Novel Writing for Absolute Beginners WI Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
POET 36 Trusting Yourself: Write Evocative Poetry by Listening to Your Instincts WI T Live Online ClosedNotify Me
POET 37 W Writing Poems in a Burning World WI Flex Online ClosedNotify Me