Nonfiction Writing Courses

Nonfiction Writing Classes and Workshops

Members have access to full course content for independent study.

Scheduled group classes range from 1 to 16 weeks in length.

 

MFA01 THE GENTLE ART OF THE PERSONAL ESSAY

MFA02 THE PERSONAL (NOT PRIVATE) ESSAY

MFA03 WRITING THE MEMOIR ESSAY

MFA04 The Classically Modern Essay

MFA05 The Contemplative Essay

MFA050 Flash Nonfiction: Form

MFA051 Flash Nonfiction: Image and Detail

MFA052 Flash Nonfiction: Voice, Sound and Language

MFA053 Flash Nonfiction: POV and Structure

MFA054 Flash Nonfiction: Singular Moments - Against the Grain

MFA102 Sentence Structures: Propositions, Subtext and Syntax

MFA103 Creativity and the Cumulative Sentence

MFA105 Tough, Sweet and Stuffy

MFA106 Short Sentences

MFA110 Syntax, Style and Grammar

MFA112 Writing Better Sentences

MFA216 Voice and Style

MFA219 The Purpose and Practice of Revision

MFA220 Editing and Polishing

MFA400 Nonfiction: Telling True Stories

MFA401 Nonfiction: Invitation and Narrative

MFA402: Finding, Researching, and Reporting Topics

N100 Writing for the Web 1

N102 Writing for the Web 2

N104 Writing Short Non-Fiction Part 1

N106: Writing Short Non-fiction Part 2

N108: Writing Articles Part 1

N110: Writing Articles Part 2

N112 Writing for Magazines Part 1

N114: Writing for Magazines Part 2

N116: Writing for Magazines Part 3

N120: News Writing Part

N124 Writing for a Living

N124 Writing for a Living

N128: Writing From the Heart

N132: So, You Want to be a Travel Writer

N134 Writing and Marketing Magazine Articles

N138: Delving A Little Deeper Into Nature Writing

N140: Writing the Memoir

N142: Journal-Keeping

UPCOMING CLASSES

 New Classes Begin Every Week.
All courses are free to members.

MARCH 2017

B105 Punctuation (March 01)

L232 Kevin Moffett & Nam Le Short Stories (March 07)

B101 WVU Orientation (March 08)

B103 Grammar (March 08)

MFA051 Flash Nonfiction: Image and Detail (March 09)

L301 If on a winter's night a traveler (Calvino) (March 14)

B101 WVU Orientation (March 15)

F300 Crafting Stories for Children (March 15)

MFA150 Introduction to Flash Fiction (March 16)

MFA802 Introduction to Conceptual Metaphor (March 20)

L246 Lydia Davis and Lucia Berlin (Short Story Workshop) (March 21)

B101 WVU Orientation (March 22)

F164 The Single Effect Theory (Edgar Allan Poe) (March 22)

MFA206 Minor Characters (March 23)

MFA751 Writing Literary Fiction - Part Two (March 27)

L309 Their Eyes Were Watching God (March 28)

F140 Short Story Workshop – Linear (March 29)

B101 WVU Orientation (March 29)

MFA151 Flash Fiction Workshop: Vignettes (March 30)

APRIL 2017

L403 The Immense Journey - Loren Eiseley (April 04)

F188: Writing Boosters - Plot Limitations (April 05)

B101 WVU Orientation (April 05)

N140 Writing the Memoir (April 05)

MFA207 Setting and Character (April 06)

MFA707 Art of Reading (and Writing) (April 10)

L230 Italo Calvino Short Stories (April 11)

B101 WVU Orientation (April 12)

F307 From Dream to Story (April 12)

MFA152 Flash Fiction from Contemporary China (April 13)