Posted by: anitanolan | December 4, 2010

Stanford Writing Classes

I didn’t know that Stanford University offers online writing classes. They look interesting. From Stanford:

Stanford Continuing Studies

Stanford Continuing Studies Online Writing Courses

Please join us this Winter in one of many prestigious online writing courses offered through Stanford Continuing Studies. Work with a small group of writers in one of eleven Writer’s Studio courses taught by former Stegner fellows.

Thanks to the flexibility of the online format, these courses are designed to fit into your schedule. You can log into our classes from any computer with Internet access, anywhere and at any time.

Courses are open to all adults, and we encourage all levels of writers to enroll. Whether you are just starting out, or finishing up your novel, you will find a course suited to your level of experience. Students will benefit from sharing their work with an eclectic community of writers—from many locations, with diverse backgrounds and writing styles.

Winter courses include:

Finding the Shape of Your Novel
Short Story Writing
Novel Writing
Writing Fiction with The New York Times
Creative Writing for People with Day Jobs
This is Your Life: Personal Stories in Poetry and Prose
Magazine Writing: Being Pitch Perfect
Creative Nonfiction: Telling the Truth and Where to Begin
Writing Web 2.0: On Blogs and Blogging
The Gripping Read: Plot and Suspense for Fiction and Nonfiction
Creative Nonfiction III: Envisioning the End

Winter registration is now open! To learn more and to register, please


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