Discover how to successfully use plot, voice, theme, setting and characterization in your storytelling through weekly online discussions. Analyze excerpts from a selection of successfully published works in various genres. You will draw on these explorations, as well as instructor feedback and peer reviews, to develop your own writing.
Select a section to register
Required fields are indicated by .
For security reasons and the protection of your personal information, your session will time out due to a period of inactivity in minute(s) and second(s). Click Extend My Session to continue.For security reasons and the protection of your personal information, your session timed out after a period of inactivity. You will be redirected to the home page.
XCRW 10005 - 90002 - Creative Writing, Level 1
Alumni - $50 course discount
$50/course discount on a course with tuition exceeding $250 for MRU Alumni (Credit students). To apply this coupon, enter the Promo Code provided to you in your Alumni communications.
Info Night - $50 course discount
$50/course discount on a course with tuition exceeding $250. Apply this coupon by entering the Promo Code provided to you in your Program Information Session.
Kiera Polzin, a wordsmith with a penchant for storytelling, has woven her passion for creative writing into an illustrious career. Having achieved an MFA in Creative Writing and a graduate certificate in Online Teaching of Writing, her experience in academia resonates through her instructional approach.
Kiera's foray into the world of fiction led to the publication of her young adult science fiction novels; she is currently working on her fifth novel. Her role as a creative writer for Brainwork Studios and a writing feedback specialist for Studiosity underscores her versatility. Juggling her roles as a writer and educator, Kiera strikes the perfect balance between creativity and pedagogy.
Her deep-seated commitment to her craft is palpable, making her an inspiring guide for aspiring writers.
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AND PROTECTION OF PRIVACY ACT
The personal information you provide to Mount Royal University is collected under the authority of the Post-Secondary Learning Act and the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act in the Province of Alberta [(sections 33(a) and (c)]. This information will be used for academic administration, the administration of Mount Royal support services, scholarship and financial aid awards, marketing and recruitment activities and in compliance with data sharing agreements. Financial information is used solely for the purpose of processing payments. Non-financial information may also be shared with other parents or students, and with associations affiliated with the University, for the purposes of the educational program, marketing and for the public performances of you or your child. Your personal information is protected and can be reviewed upon request. Further information is available at mtroyal.ca/FOIP. Questions can also be directed to the MRU FOIP Office at 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary, AB, T3E 6K6, by phone at 403-440-7288, or through email at email@example.com.
All of our web pages use "cookies". A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we place on your computer or mobile device if you agree. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and enables us to improve our website.
Types of cookies we use
We use the following types of cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies- these are essential in to enable you to move around the websites and use their features. Without these cookies the services you have asked for, such as signing in to your account, cannot be provided.
Performance cookies- these cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often. We use this information to improve our websites and to aid us in investigating problems raised by visitors. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor.
Functionality cookies- these cookies allow the website to remember choices you make and provide more personal features. For instance, a functional cookie can be used to remember the items that you have placed in your shopping cart. The information these cookies collect may be anonymized and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
Specific cookies we use
The list below identify the cookies we use and explain the purposes for which they are used. We may update the information contained in this section from time to time.
JSESSIONID: This cookie is used by the application server to identify a unique user's session.
registrarToken: This cookie is used to remember items that you have added to your shopping cart
locale: This cookie is used to remember your locale and language settings.
cookieconsent_status: This cookie is used to remember if you've already dismissed the cookie consent notice.
_ga_UA-########: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. This anonymized visitor and browsing information is stored in Google Analytics.
Changes to our Cookie Statement