ENGL 2260 CA - CW: Introduction to Writing Short Fiction
Typically Taught Summer Semester: Check with Department
Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem, Full Sem - Online
Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem, Full Sem - Online
Description: This course introduces students to writing original short fiction in a workshop setting. Students will read as models a judicious sampling of stories by authors such as Edgar Allen Poe, William Faulkner, Toni Morrison, Truman Capote, and others as selected by the professor in order to build a vocabulary for analyzing aspects of storytelling such as plot, story arc, characterization, dialogue, meaningful detail, and story pacing. Using guided writing exercises and journaling, students will develop ideas from these sources to create original fiction for a series of in-class workshops. Students will critique, and be critiqued by, the entire class, in order to revise their stories.
Pre-requisite(s): ENGL 1010 , ENGL 2010 , or ENGL 2015 .
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