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Introduction to Fiction Writing

If you want to write fiction but need to develop basic skills, 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

2 sections

  • Spring 2021

    • Section

      001
    • Semester

      Spring 2021
    • Date

      Feb 22 - Apr 26
    • Day

      Monday
    • Time

      12:00PM-2:20PM
      • Online
    • Format

      Online
      • Online
    • Sessions

      10
    • Faculty

      Bauman, Beth
    • Location

      Instructor Led
    • Section

      002
    • Semester

      Spring 2021
    • Date

      Feb 25 - Apr 29
    • Day

      Thursday
    • Time

      6:45PM-9:05PM
      • Online
    • Format

      Online
      • Online
    • Sessions

      10
    • Faculty

      Bauman, Beth
    • Location

      Instructor Led
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    • Section

      3
    • Semester

      Fall 2020
    • Date

      Sep 21 - Nov 23
    • Day

      Monday
    • Time

      12:00PM-2:20PM
      • Online
    • Format

      Online
      • Online
    • Sessions

      10
    • Faculty

      Bauman, Beth
    • Location

      Instructor Led
    Tuition $699
    • Section

      4
    • Semester

      Fall 2020
    • Date

      Sep 24 - Dec 10
    • Day

      Thursday
    • Time

      6:45PM-9:05PM
      • Online
    • Format

      Online
      • Online
    • Sessions

      10
    • Faculty

      Bauman, Beth
    • Location

      Instructor Led
    Tuition $699