Fiction and Poetry
- Courses for All Levels
- Focuses on Genre and/or Form
- Offered In-Person and Online
Whether your goal is to write your first short story or to become a published author, these courses help you to take the essential next steps in your writing career. Short story and novel writing courses explore story structure, character development, plot, and dialogue, while poetry courses allow you to experiment with cadence, rhyme, and metaphor.
This Summer, study from anywhere in the world in the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.
Practice working with essential tools like setting, gesture, dialogue, and tension to turn ideas into great short stories.
Learn how character development can help you to craft compelling plots and engaging narratives in your writing.
Write outside the margins of reality, exploring science fiction, fantasy, the strange tale, and fabulist fiction.
Regain creative momentum and learn techniques for starting (or restarting) a large writing project.
Receive the help you need to get started and to get structured, whether writing a novel or molding short stories into a longer work.
A published novelist discusses structure and then looks closely at up to 50 pages of your own manuscript.
Learn not only the fundamentals of short story writing but also strategies for achieving powerful results.
Boost your creativity with an evening of cutting-edge exercises while identifying your next steps as a writer.
Learn from two veteran literary agents how to navigate the publishing landscape to publish your book without confusion or intimidation.