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Creative Writing
CE 1913N 01
Kenneth Bingham
  • Fall 2018
  • Sep 27 to Dec 06
  • Thu 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
UArts

This course is taught in a workshop format to allow both fiction and non-fiction writers to share, critique and improve their craft through lively discussions, conferences, written critiques, personal feedback and more, led by a professional writer. Participants examine plot structure, character developement, effective dialogue, voice and point of view. The goal is to guide students to refine a piece of work in preparation to publish, while honoring the ongoing creative process of writing, editing and critiquing. This course is intended for writers with some work in various stages of development that they are eager to improve and expand.

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Graphic Storytelling
CE 5150N 01
Christian Patchell
  • Fall 2018
  • Sep 25 to Nov 27
  • Tue 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
UArts

Graphic Storytelling allows students to create original works of fiction and nonfiction as they pertain to the sequential format. Combining the use of imagination, observation and reference while utilizing a variety of media, writing develops through a series of exercises and assignments and evolves into finished and more polished work. Exercises/assignments focus on: character/world-building, story structure, and utilizing one-panel, four-panel and multi-panel/page formats. Skills learned in this class may be applied to comics and graphic novels, as well as other similar genres such as animation and video games.

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Screenwriting: Finish Your Next Draft
CE 2902N 01
David Greenberg
  • Fall 2018
  • Sep 26 to Dec 05
  • Wed 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
UArts

Designed specifically for intermediate and advanced writers who have completed at least one draft of a screenplay, this course uses the workshop approach to help you troubleshoot, make significant headway on another draft and receive feedback from other writers. The class will be reading/workshopping intensive with possible mini-lectures from the instructor. The overall goal is to either complete a work in progress or start a new draft based on fresh input. The course may be repeated as desired.

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Screenwriting: the Art of Dialogue
CE 1901N 01
David Greenberg
  • Fall 2018
  • Oct 29 to Nov 26
  • Mon 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
UArts

Interested in striking up a juicy conversation between your characters? You may have a strong story premise, but the ability to write character-based dialogue is the key that will separate excellent screenwriting from the mediocre. This workshop will help you develop the voice of your characters and improve your dramatic scenes. Intended for both beginning and more experienced screenwriters, this workshop will strengthen your skills in scene work, dialogue and "voice." Participants will receive feedback on their work in a supportive environment, and learn to address dialog-centric scene problems.

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