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Winter Quarter

Winter Registration Now Open
Most Classes Begin Jan 14
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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
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Winter registration is open. Most classes begin the week of 1/14.
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Technical Requirements and FAQs for Online Courses
Code Course Title Qtr Days Status Online

Online Creative Writing

CNF 01 W The Creative Nonfiction Book: A Plan for Success WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
CNF 05 W Taming Truth into Prose: The Essentials of Nonfiction WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
CNF 65 W Giving Voice: Writing About Characters and Experiences in Your Everyday Life WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
EGL 12 W Creating a Compelling Cast of Characters WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
EGL 16 W Writing Mysteries and Thrillers: How to Craft Successful Intrigue and Suspense WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
EGL 17 WA Establishing a Creative Writing Practice WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 17 WB Establishing a Creative Writing Practice WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 23 W Introduction to Magazine Writing: A Sampler WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
EGL 25 W Who’s Telling Your Story: A Study in Point of View WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 64 W Writing About Spirituality WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
FICT 01 W Fiction Writing: Using Real Life to Create Authentic Stories WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
FICT 50 W A Map to Writing Success: Creating a Story That Works WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
FICT 64 W Crafting Unforgettable Short Stories WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
NVL 22 W The Novel Hatchery: Moving from Idea to the Page WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
POET 150 W No-Fear Poetry WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
POET 24 W The Apprenticeship: Using Masterpiece Poems to Transform Your Poetry WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Online Certificate Program in Novel Writing

OWC 303 A Novel I: The Powerful Beginning WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
OWC 303 B Novel I: The Powerful Beginning WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
OWC 303 C Novel I: The Powerful Beginning WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
OWC 303 D Novel I: The Powerful Beginning WI ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
OWC 306 A Novel IV: Manuscript Preparedness WI OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
OWC 306 B Novel IV: Manuscript Preparedness WI ClosedJoin Wait List 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