Intermediate Fiction Workshop|
Fall 2008 not offered
This is a short-story workshop for students who already have a basic understanding of how to write narrative fiction, either by having taken an intro course (e.g., ENGL160) or by other means.
WRITING: Students will receive regular, detailed feedback on their written work from the professor and each other. Revision emphasized.
SPEAKING: There is a workshop component to the course, which means students will be respons
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CWRC)(ENGL)(ENGL-Creative W)
Students must provide copies of their own stories to their classmates at least a week in advance of the discussion of them. There will be a steady diet of published short stories by a variety of authors as well.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Four short stories and one revision, amounting to between 8,000 and 10,000 words; portfolio of all written work at the end of the semester.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
No later than Monday, April 9, 2007, at 4 p.m., please bring a five-page, double-spaced sample of your prose--preferably fiction--to the English department office, 204 Downey, and include a cover sheet with your name, email address, major (if applicable), and a very brief summary of previous writing experience; this will be your application to the course. You may not take this course and another writing course concurrently, with the exception of a senior thesis tutorial. Students will add this class during pre-registration. Please note: students who may be interested in writing a creative honors thesis are encouraged to take this course for a grade. To write an honors thesis a student must have an overall average of A- in English courses and, additionally, two A's in creative writing courses.
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