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Winter Registration Now Open
Most Classes Begin Jan 09
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Online Courses

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
Winter registration underway. Most classes begin January 9.
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Code Course Title Qtr Days Status Online

Online Creative Writing

CNF 01 W Creative Nonfiction, Book I: A Plan for Success WI Closed OnlineClass
CNF 01 WB Creative Nonfiction, Book I: A Plan for Success WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
CNF 23 W Mastering the Personal Essay with the Masters WI Closed OnlineClass
CNF 23 WB Mastering the Personal Essay with the Masters WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
CNF 58 W Memoir: The Art and Craft of Memory WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
EGL 12 W The Art of Character: Putting the Cart Before the Horse WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
EGL 12 WB The Art of Character: Putting the Cart Before the Horse WI Closed OnlineClass
EGL 187 WA Death to Writer's Block! Moving Past Fear and Finding Inspiration for Your Writing WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 187 WB Death to Writer's Block! Moving Past Fear and Finding Inspiration for Your Writing WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 22 W Anatomy of a Premise Line: Seven Steps to Foolproof Story Development WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
EGL 43 W I Laughed So Hard I Cried: Writing Comedy and Tragedy WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 83 W The Freelancer’s Life: Magazine Writing WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
FICT 38 W The Past Is Never Past: Writing Historically Based Fiction WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
FICT 54 W Building a Story from the Ground Up WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
FICT 60 W Thickening the Plot: The Art of Short Story Design WI Closed OnlineClass
FICT 60 WB Thickening the Plot: The Art of Short Story Design WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
NVL 163 W Writing Your Debut Novel WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
NVL 28 W What Comes Next? Pushing Your Novel to the Midpoint and Beyond WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
POET 25 W Writing Poetry: Your Sources of Inspiration WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass

Online Certificate Program in Novel Writing

OWC 303 A Novel I: The Powerful Beginning WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
OWC 303 B Novel I: The Powerful Beginning WI Closed OnlineClass
OWC 303 C Novel I: The Powerful Beginning WI Closed OnlineClass
OWC 306 A Novel IV: Manuscript Preparedness WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
OWC 306 B Novel IV: Manuscript Preparedness WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
OWC 306 C Novel IV: Manuscript Preparedness WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
OWC 310 One-on-one Tutorial: Novel WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass