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ONLINE COURSES: CREATIVE WRITING

The Online Creative Writing Program makes it easy to take courses taught by instructors from Stanford’s writing community. Thanks to the flexibility of the online format, these courses can be taken anywhere, anytime—a plus for students who lead busy lives or for whom regular travel to the Stanford campus is not possible. These courses are open to all adults, and we encourage all levels of writers to enroll.

THE WRITER'S SPOTLIGHT
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Fall registration opens August 22. Most classes start September 26.
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Technical Requirements and FAQs for Online Courses
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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

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
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 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 43 W I Laughed So Hard I Cried: Writing Comedy and Tragedy WI Flex 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 81 W Finding Fire: From Premise to Plot WI Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
FICT 84 W The Beginning, the End, and Everything in Between: Perfecting the Short Story WI Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
NVL 42 W Novel Writing for Absolute Beginners WI Flex Online ClosedNotify Me
POET 37 W Writing Poems in a Burning World WI Flex Online ClosedNotify Me