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The Fundamentals of Fiction Writing

If you want to write fiction but need to develop basic skills, then take this course to examine the fundamentals of fiction, including story structure, character, plot, dialogue, description, point of view, style, and voice. Writing assignments help you to mine your life experiences for fiction pieces. Your work and the publications of established authors are read and analyzed in class. In addition, you are encouraged to develop your powers of observation and to hone your fiction-writing skills by writing sketches and viewing the process as a daily activity.
This course may be used to fulfill the requirements of the Certificate in Storytelling: Narrative Tools and Applications.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • An understanding of the fundamentals elements of fiction
  • Peer and instructor critiques of your writing

Ideal for

  • The curious and creative
  • Aspiring and beginner writers

1 section

  • Fall 2018
    • Section

      001
    • Semester

      Fall 2018
    • Date

      Sep 27 - Dec 6
    • Day

      Thursday
    • Time

      6:30PM-8:50PM
      • In-Person
    • Format

      In-Person
      • In-Person
    • Sessions

      10
    • Faculty

      Bauman, Beth
    • Location

      Manhattan Village Academy
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    • Section

      2
    • Semester

      Summer 2018
    • Date

      Jun 5 - Jul 24
    • Day

      Tuesday
    • Time

      6:45PM-9:45PM
      • In-Person
    • Format

      In-Person
      • In-Person
    • Sessions

      8
    • Location

      Washington Square
    Tuition $645