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Certificate in Nonfiction

Certificates » Nonfiction
Program Features
  • Creation of a portfolio of your articles, essays or book chapters suitable for publication
  • Guest speakers, including notable published authors
  • In-class writing and peer workshops
  • Year-end class anthology showcasing your writing
  • Opportunity to submit your work to Stratus: Journal of Arts & Writing
Who Should Apply
  • Individuals interested in writing and publishing nonfiction pieces
Study one of the most versatile genres in contemporary literature: nonfiction writing. Discover how to master writing techniques and prepare your work for freelance publication. Create a portfolio of quality work suitable for publication in newspapers, magazines, books or online. Explore topics and complete assignments designed to develop your voice and writing skills.
Key Outcome
You will develop the techniques of writing nonfiction for a variety of audiences and purposes and will learn how to market your writing.
Start Location Program ID Status
Autumn 2015  Details Details UW Seattle 5123 In Development
Autumn 2014  Details Details UW Seattle 4742 Closed
Course Dates Days Instructor
Nonfiction: Foundations Sep 30 - Dec 9, 2014 Tu Moo
Nonfiction: Writing Seminar & Portfolio Jan 6 - Jun 2, 2015 Tu Moo
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If you have any interest in writing for newspapers, magazines or blogs, there are very few courses like this one which give you the opportunity to develop your writing skills and understand the world of newspaper/magazine publishing.

Becky Gardner
Graduate, Nonfiction Writing

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