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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 our online Writing Certificates.

Code Course Title Qtr Days Format Status

Creative Nonfiction & Memoir

CNF 46 W Memoir Workshop: Turn Your Life into Literature SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
CNF 97 Writing Memoir: The Palace of Memory SP SSu On-campus ClosedNotify Me
CNF 98 W Memoir Workshop: Bookend Your Story SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
CNF 99 Expert to Author: Develop the Nonfiction Book That Only You Can Write SP SSu On-campus ClosedNotify Me

Genre

CW 10 Jumpstart Your Children's Book SP W Live Online ClosedJoin Wait List
CW 73 W Romance Novel Workshop: Getting to the Heart of the Story SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
FICT 161 W Mystery and Thriller Workshop: Misdirection, Mayhem, and More SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
FICT 94 W Speculative Fiction Workshop: Fabulous Visions SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me

Narrative Craft

CW 68 Cultivate Your Prose Style: Line by Line SP Th Live Online ClosedJoin Wait List
FICT 146 Scene Making: The Essence of Storytelling SP S On-campus ClosedJoin Wait List
FICT 95 W Fiction Workshop: Mastering Point of View SP Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List

Novel

CW 73 W Romance Novel Workshop: Getting to the Heart of the Story SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
FICT 161 W Mystery and Thriller Workshop: Misdirection, Mayhem, and More SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
FICT 94 W Speculative Fiction Workshop: Fabulous Visions SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
FICT 95 W Fiction Workshop: Mastering Point of View SP Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List
NVL 175 Novel Workshop: For Manuscripts in Progress SP T Live Online ClosedNotify Me
NVL 32 W Novel Workshop: Writing a Great Debut SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
NVL 46 W Build Your Novel's Narrative Engine: A Blueprint for Success SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me

Poetry

POET 25 W Poetry Workshop: Tapping Your Sources of Inspiration SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
POET 28 W Poetry Workshop: Crafting Poems of Beauty and Power SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
POET 30 W The Poet's Way: A Generative Workshop SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Prompt-Driven Writing

CW 75 Lift Off! Draft a Short Story or Essay in Just Four Weeks SP T Live Online OpenAdd to cart
FICT 96 W Crafting Fiction from Personal Experience: Tell the Truth but Tell It Slant SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
POET 30 W The Poet's Way: A Generative Workshop SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart

Publishing

CNF 99 Expert to Author: Develop the Nonfiction Book That Only You Can Write SP SSu On-campus ClosedNotify Me
CW 28 From Writer to Author: Navigating the Twisty Path to Publication SP Th Live Online OpenAdd to cart
CW 74 Professional Empowerment for Writers: Pitch, Promote, and Fund Your Creative Writing SP M Live Online ClosedNotify Me

Short Story

FICT 59 W Short Story Workshop: The Art of Intimacy SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
FICT 68 Short Story Workshop: Write a Riveting, Stylish, Singular Short Story SP Th Live Online ClosedNotify Me
FICT 89 Flash Fiction Workshop: Lightning on the Page SP M Live Online ClosedJoin Wait List
FICT 94 W Speculative Fiction Workshop: Fabulous Visions SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
FICT 95 W Fiction Workshop: Mastering Point of View SP Flex Online ClosedJoin Wait List
FICT 97 Short Story Workshop: Five Stories in Five Weeks SP T On-campus ClosedNotify Me
FICT 98 Short Story Workshop: Mastering Scene in Short Fiction SP W Live Online ClosedNotify Me

Online Certificate Program in Novel Writing

MWCA 001 Application to the Memoir Writing Certificate Program SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
NWCA 001 Application to the Novel Writing Certificate Program SP Flex Online OpenAdd to cart
OWC 304 A Novel II: Plot and Structure SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
OWC 304 B Novel II: Plot and Structure SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
OWC 304 C Novel II: Plot and Structure SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
OWC 304 D Novel II: Plot and Structure SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
OWC 304 E Novel II: Plot and Structure SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
OWC 310 A One-on-One Tutorial: Novel SP Flex Online Cancelled
OWC 310 B One-on-One Tutorial: Novel SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
OWC 310 C One-on-One Tutorial: Novel SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
OWC 310 D One-on-One Tutorial: Novel SP Flex Online Cancelled