This course is for students who want to explore the techniques of a single genre of creative writing and add to their skills as a creative writer. Through reading and discussion students will see their own writing in a larger context. Reading/reflection and writing/revision will be emphasized all semester. The focus will be on the creation of creative works and the learning of stylistic and craft techniques. Ongoing work will be discussed with peer editors which will not only help students rethink their work but teach them to become better editors. Group critiques will provide the opportunity to give and receive helpful feedback. Each class will rely extensively on the creative writing workshop model and will focus on a specific genre of print-based creative writing. The course may be taken up to three times for a total of 9 credit hours as long as the topics are different.
- Price $936 per credit hour (2017-18 AY)
3 credit hours
This 15 week course requires students to spend approximately 9 hours a week on course work.
- A prerequisite of ENGL-211 or completion of First Year Writing (FYW) requirement or equivalent course.
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