For the past five or six weeks I have been taking online creative writing classes via the UCLA Extension program. I had never taken an online class before, although I know some universities are starting to incorporate them into their coursework, so I did not know what to expect.
As of now, I am about halfway through the courses, and I am enrolled in three classes, where I am practicing writing for children, writing flash fiction, and writing creative nonfiction. I’m not taking these classes for a grade, but I’m the kind of person who needs deadlines in order to be motivated to write. I’m hoping by the end of these classes I’ll have enough material that needs to be revised that I’ll be motivated to do the work on my own.
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