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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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Code Course Title Qtr Days Status Online

Online Creative Writing

CNF 16 W Creative Nonfiction: Tools of the Trade FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
CNF 42 W Family Memoir: Making the Skeletons Dance FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
CNF 60 W You Must Change Your Life: Essays That Matter and How to Write Them FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
EGL 08 W That's a Great Idea for a Movie! The Making of a Strong Screenplay FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
EGL 130 W Thought for Food: The Craft of Food Writing FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 137 W Reality Bites: Writing Sci-Fi and Fantasy FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 19 WA The Creative Habit: Cultivating a Daily Writing Practice FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 19 WB The Creative Habit: Cultivating a Daily Writing Practice FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 72 W Transporting the Reader: The Art of Description FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
FICT 18 W Secrets of the Short Story FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
FICT 40 W The Art of Revision: Losing Yourself, Finding Your Voice FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
FICT 65 W Fiction Writing Fundamentals: Discovering and Working with Your Best Material FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
NVL 01 W Planning Your Novel: Starting from Scratch FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
NVL 02 W Write a Novel in a Month: No Critics, No Fear FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
NVL 10 W Novel Writing: Inventing Reality FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
POET 01 W Poetry of Presence: Developing a Mindful Writing Practice FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass

Online Certificate Program in Novel Writing

OWC 101 A The Writing Life: Form and Theory of the Novel FA ClosedNotify Me OnlineClass
OWC 101 B The Writing Life: Form and Theory of the Novel FA ClosedNotify Me OnlineClass
OWC 101 C The Writing Life: Form and Theory of the Novel FA ClosedNotify Me OnlineClass
OWC 101 D The Writing Life: Form and Theory of the Novel FA ClosedNotify Me OnlineClass
OWC 305 A Novel III: Subtext, Theme, and Language FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
OWC 305 B Novel III: Subtext, Theme, and Language FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
OWC 305 C Novel III: Subtext, Theme, and Language FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
OWC 310 One-on-One Tutorial: Novel FA Closed OnlineClass