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Fiction

  • Courses for All Writing Levels
  • Explores Styles and Genres
  • Develops Writing Self-Confidence

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 advanced writing workshops will help you to elevate and refine your pieces and your practice.

This Spring, study from anywhere in the world in the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.

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.

2022 Spring
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Novel Writing

A published novelist discusses structure and then looks closely at up to 50 pages of your own manuscript.

2022 Spring
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Creative Writing for Beginners: Saturday Afternoon Workshop

Boost your creativity with an evening of cutting-edge exercises while identifying your next steps as a writer.

2022 Spring
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You've Finished the Book--Now What? Guidance and Strategies for Becoming a Published Author

Learn from two veteran literary agents how to navigate the publishing landscape to publish your book without confusion or intimidation.

2022 Spring
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Advanced Writing Workshop

Whether an advanced writer or a prospective MFA student, this workshop can help you to hone your craft and develop your distinctive voice.

2022 Spring
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Media Literacy: An Overview

THE SPRING 2022 SECTION 1 IS FULL BUT WE CAN ADD YOU TO A WAITLIST AND INFORM YOU IF A SPOT OPENS OR IF WE RUN A SECOND SECTION. PLEASE LET US...

2022 Spring
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Introduction to the Media Industry

THE SPRING 2022 SECTION 1 IS FULL BUT WE CAN ADD YOU TO A WAITLIST AND INFORM YOU IF A SPOT OPENS OR IF WE RUN A SECOND SECTION. PLEASE LET US...

2022 Spring
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Jump-Start Your Novel

Regain creative momentum and learn techniques for starting (or restarting) a large writing project.

Novel Writing

Receive the help you need to get started and to get structured, whether writing a novel or molding short stories into a longer work.

One-Month Novel Tune-Up

If you have written at least 100 pages of a novel or memoir, focus on moving it forward with a group of writers in the same situation.

Short Story Writing

Learn not only the fundamentals of short story writing but also strategies for achieving powerful results.