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Fall Quarter

Fall Registration Now Open
Most Classes Begin Sep 23
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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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Fall registration is now open. Most classes begin Sept. 23.
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Technical Requirements and FAQs for Online Courses
Code Course Title Qtr Days Status Online

Online Creative Writing

CNF 60 W You Must Change Your Life: Essays That Matter and How to Write Them FA ClosedJoin Wait List OnlineClass
CNF 61 W Getting Started in Creative Nonfiction FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
CNF 67 W Creative Nonfiction Book: From Conception to Completion FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
CNF 68 W It Happened to Me: The Art of the Memoir FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 08 W That's a Great Idea for a Movie! The Making of a Strong Screenplay 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 31 W Page-Turners: Plot and Structure Across the Genres FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
EGL 48 W Magazine Writing: Becoming the Writer That Editors Need FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
FICT 65 W Fiction Writing Fundamentals: Discovering and Working with Your Best Material FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
FICT 69 W Fiction Workshop: Elements of the Short Story FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
FICT 70 W Fiction Workshop: Writing Electric Short Stories 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 18 W Discovering Your Novel's Secret Center FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass
POET 02 W Poetry: Harnessing the Creative Tension FA OpenAdd to cart OnlineClass

Online Certificate Program in Novel Writing

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