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 semester, study in-person or from anywhere in the world from the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.

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 Fall
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Fiction Writing

This course is geared for new writers as well as experienced writers who haven’t formally learned the basics of fiction writing or want to...

2022 Fall
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Novel Writing

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

2022 Fall
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

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 Fall
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Master Class: Guidance and Strategies for Publishing Your Book

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

2023 Spring
1 section

Bias in American Media: An Overview

When working in media jobs, it’s essential to be both a savvy consumer of the news as well as a thoughtful editor. This class, taught by a...

2022 Fall
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Introduction to the Media Industry

In this two-session course taught by a senior magazine editor with deep experience in newspaper, magazine, and digital media as well as...

2022 Fall
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

Short Story Writing

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

2022 Fall
1 section