The Massachusetts Institute of Technology OpencCourseWare, Washington State Colleges Open Course Library and the Utah State University offer free online English advanced fiction writing classes. The sites provide free online access to the contents of all undergraduate courses. These online courses are available for anyone, including students, self-learners and educators.
The MIT OpenCourseWare is one of the most popular and acknowledged courseware sites in the United States. The MIT-OCW features a comparative media studies/writing courses that help develop the student's knowledge on different forms of media. The Creative Spark and Writing About Literature are two of the courses designed for fiction writing.
The WSU-OCL provides online classes for English 102 – English Composition II, an expository writing course and English 111 – Introduction to Literature I, a course designed to practice the writing and reading skills of students about fiction, plays and dramas. The USU OpenCourseWare, on the other hand, offers online classes for English 1010 – Introduction to Writing Academic Prose, an online representation of the actual English 1010 course taught in the university.
The epencourseware is not an interactive distance-learning online class but a self-learning online course. The learning materials publicized on the sites are from professors who volunteered their teaching materials to the site and are accessible anytime and anywhere by anyone who has an Internet connection.