Tools of the Trade: How to Be a Better Writer|
This course is designed to enable people who write to become better writers and to become their own competent--even more-than-competent--editors. There will be criticism as well as praise, and mostly we will work together and individually to become better writers and editors, regardless of genre. There will be writing and re-writing, and reading aloud with purpose will be encouraged.
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|Course Format: Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CWRC)(ENGL)(ENGL-Creative W)(ENGL-Literature)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Dreyer's book, Salesses' book, Zinsser's On Writing Well, Diana Athill's STET, Janelle's Adsit's anthology Critical Creative Writing and George Saunders' A Swim in the Pond in the Rain.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
There will be writing, and re-writing and reading aloud, with purpose, will be encouraged. This course is designed to enable people who write to become better writers and to become their own, competent--even more-than-competent-- editors. There will be criticism as well as praise and mostly, we will work together and individually, to become better writers and editors, regardless of genre
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Contributes to fulfillment of ENGL major requirements:
Class of 22: Special Topic course or genre-focused course in the CW concentration, Theory and Literary Forms concentration, elective.
Class of 23 and beyond: CW requirement, CW path course (300-level), elective.
The English department highly recommends that students be enrolled in only one CW course in a semester. If you are admitted to more than one CW course, the department requests that you choose one and let the instructors know during Adjustment Period. By doing so you will be considerate of instructors and other students.
|Instructor(s): Bloom,Amy B. Times: .M..... 01:20PM-04:10PM; Location: 116MTV102; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 12||SR major: 6||JR major: 6|| || |
|Seats Available: 4||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 0||SO: 0||FR: 0|
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