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.  

B101 WVU Orientation (Aug 02)

MFA105 Sentences: Tough, Sweet, and Stuffy (Aug 03)

L239 Louisa May Alcott Short Story (Aug 08)

B101 WVU Orientation (Aug 09)

MFA160 Flash Fiction - Making Flash Count (Aug 10)

B101 WVU Orientation (Aug 16)

B302 Giving Feedback (Aug 16)

MFA216 Voice and Style (Aug 17)

MFA505 The Homage or Tribute Story (Aug 17)

L240 Susan Glaspell Short Story (Aug 22)

B103 Grammar (Aug 23)

P180 Poetry Triggers - Playing with Sound (Aug 23)

B101 WVU Orientation (Aug 23)

MFA161 Flash Fiction - Using Images for Inspiration (Aug 24)

MFA709 The Difficult Imagination Part 3 (Aug 28)

B134 Proper Intertwining of Plot and Character (Aug 30)

B101 WVU Orientation (Aug 30)

MFA217 Magical Realism, Rules and How to Break Them (Aug 31)

MFA250: How to Hook the Reader (Aug 31)

L241 Willa Cather Short Story (Sept 05)

B101 WVU Orientation (Sept 06)

F220: Writing Boosters - Brainstorming for Characters (1 Week) (Sept 06)

MFA01 THE GENTLE ART OF THE PERSONAL ESSAY (Sept 07)

MFA162 Flash Fiction - Staying True to the Image (Sept 07)

MFA801 Six Memos for the Next Millennium Workshop (Sept 11)

B154 Finding Your Voice (Sept 13)

P172 Poetry Triggers - Using Music as an Inspiration to Write Poetry (Sept 13)

B101 WVU Orientation (Sept 13)

MFA251: Story Focus (Sept 14)

MFA218 Adding Humor to Fiction (Sept 14)

L242 Katherine Mansfield Short Story (Sept 19)

B101 WVU Orientation (Sept 20)

F2K Creative Writing Course (Sept 20)

MFA163 Flash Fiction - Meta-Narrative (Sept 21)

MFA02 THE PERSONAL (NOT PRIVATE) ESSAY (Sept 21)

B101 WVU Orientation (Sept 27)

F140 Short Story Workshop – Linear (Sept 27)

B105 Punctuation (Sept 27)

MFA252 Emotions and POV (Sept 28)

MFA219 The Purpose and Practice of Revision (Sept 28)