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 refresh their knowledge. We 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 the Certificate in Storytelling: Narrative Tools and ApplicationsQuestions? Contact us at The Center for Publishing and Applied Liberal Arts Email sps.pala.ce@nyu.edu or call 212-998-7289.

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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, beginner, and experienced writers

1 section

  • Fall 2022

    • Section

      001
    • Semester

      Fall 2022
    • Date

      Sep 17 - Nov 19
    • Day

      Saturday
    • Time

      10:00AM-12:20PM
      • In-Person
    • Format

      In-Person
      • In-Person
    • Sessions

      10
    • Faculty

      Bauman, Beth
    • Location

      Washington Square
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    • Section

      2
    • Semester

      Summer 2022
    • Date

      Jun 1 - Jun 29
    • Day

      Wednesday
    • Time

      6:30PM-8:30PM
      • Online
    • Format

      Online
      • Online
    • Sessions

      5
    • Faculty

      Bauman, Beth
    • Location

      Instructor Led
    Tuition $799