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ONLINE COURSES: CREATIVE WRITING

Stanford Continuing Studies' online creative writing courses make 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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Spring registration opens February 26. Most classes start the week of April 1.
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Technical Requirements and FAQs for Online Courses
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 98 W Memoir Workshop: Bookend Your Story SP Flex Online ClosedNotify Me

Genre

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

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 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

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

Short Story

FICT 59 W Short Story Workshop: The Art of Intimacy 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

Online Certificate Program in Novel Writing

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