Advanced Fiction Writing|
Spring 2009 not offered
We will examine stories written by a wide range of contemporary authors, paying particular attention to characterization, the relative merits of elaboration and compression, transitional elements, and the uses of memory, mystery, and surprise. This seminar is designed for students with experience in writing narrative fiction who wish to further develop their skills. Students will be expected to submit short stories and revisions on a regular basis, to be discussed in a workshop format in class. Readings by classic and contemporary authors will be assigned as well.
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1) Cover sheet that includes course number and title, your name, class year, and email address.
2) Brief description of your writing experience.
3) A writing sample (3-5 pages of fiction).
Submit your application by January 16, 2006, in person or by mail to Secretary, English Department, Downey House, Rm. 204, 294 High Street, Middletown, CT 06459-0100. No email or fax applications accepted. If admitted into this class, Professor will email you on or before, January 26, 2006.
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