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WRI 460 Writing a Novel: First Draft

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Course Description

Writing a novel is a challenging and exciting journey. Through practical experience, learn to write fiction uncritically for quantity, write to a deadline, meet daily word-count goals and sketch an entire story arc. Topics covered include character and scene development, dialogue, narration, and plot creation. Your goal is to have a 50,000-word first draft of a novel by the end of the course. This course is suitable for all genres.

Prerequisites

Prerequisites: BMC 352 Learning Online and WRI 140 Creative Writing Exploration.

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course, by telephone, if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.


Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)




Sections

  WRI 460 - 005 Writing a Novel: First Draft  
  Spring 2017   Status:  Available
 
Online:   21 Mar 2017 to 15 May 2017
Hours: 30.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $545.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
5% Bundle Discount
 
Delivery Options:  Online
Instructor(s): Laurie Elmquist, MA
  Reading List / Textbook:  

Title: How to Grow a Novel
Author: Sol Stein
Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
Edition: 1999
ISBN: 0-312-26749-5

Title: No Plot? No Problem!: A Low-Stress, High Velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days
Author: Chris Baty
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Edition: 2004
ISBN-10: 0811845052
ISBN-13: 978-0811845052

  Section Notes:  

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online and WRI 140 Creative Writing Exploration.

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course, by telephone, if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.

This course will be delivered using Desire2Learn (D2L). Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am on the start date. A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers.

  
 


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