UCLA WRITERS PROGRAM


Instructor Articles and Notes

 
  Send us e-mail P-O-P (Positive Only for Peers): the governing rule for our classes

Journal Writing Pointers

General Story Notes

More Notes on Story

Plot References

Voice Aphorisms 

"The speaker (writer) listens . . ."
Walter Ong on Voice

Counter-factuals
"I don't know Russian"

Alternity (positing otherness)
George Steiner

A swarm of bees

The Wide Lake of Creativity

Dialogue Notes

More Dialogue (Quirks and Detail)

Second Person Notes

POV Examples

POV Shifting

Character Creation Notes

More Character Notes

Notes on Description

Activity Description technique

Wildness Notes

Arc Notes 

 
 

Our Last Best Companions

The Irony Zone
 
 

 

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