OSHR 1332 - The Craft of Novel Writing

  • Noncredit

This course is offered through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Colorado State University. You must be a member of Osher to enroll in this course.

This course is designed to teach, discuss, and demonstrate through exercises, the essential building blocks for a fiction novel. Foundation learning, such as character development, plot structure, point of view, dialogue, and writing style, will be comprehensively covered. This interactive course will share the secrets and techniques the instructor has developed over his 18 years of writing.


Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.


Chuck Barrett

Chuck Barrett is the bestselling author of the Award-Winning Jake Pendleton series - Breach of Power, The Toymaker, and The Savannah Project, as well as his award-winning blockbuster, BLOWN, the first book in his new Gregg Kaplan series. His fifth thriller, and fourth in the Jake Pendleton series, DISRUPTION, was released in October 2016