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English: Intro to Creative Writing

ENGS 053 OL2 (CRN: 60363)

3 Credit Hours—Seats Available!

About ENGS 053 OL2

Introductory course on techniques of writing poetry, short prose fiction, and creative nonfiction. Classes organized around discussion of student work; weekly writing assignments. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

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Dates: June 19 - July 14, 2017

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Section Description

Loaded with warm-up exercises, prompts, and peer interaction, this online introduction to creative writing will challenge you to heighten your imagination, deepen your vocabulary (diction and syntax), and expand your capacity to make creative connections in the process of writing in three genres: Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction—while paying close attention to purpose, audience, and point of view.

Section Expectation

Keeping up with readings. Reading well precedes writing well (Donald Hall). This course – in which reading, thinking, discussion, response and writing are closely interconnected – requires critical exploration through a variety of assigned readings. Your completion of assignments and involvement will be measured by responses to prompts and peers via Discussion Board. Submitting work on time. Timing is everything (especially since this workshop only lasts four weeks)! You must be punctual with all assignments: your Writing Discussion responses, your Writer's Notebook entries, submitting drafts to peers, responding to peer writing, and submitting final drafts to your professor. Online presence, punctuality, and preparedness. This is not only appreciated, but also expected. The vitality of the virtual classroom environment and peer workshops, and your personal progression as a writer depend on your effort and proactive involvement. Vigorous participation as well as sharing, and, most importantly, the respect of others’ ideas (agreeing to disagree) is at all times required. Please pay close attention to the assignment schedule and response deadlines.

Evaluation

One poem, one piece of short fiction, one personal essay (creative nonfiction) Daily responses in your online Writer’s Notebook Responses to readings and active, prompt participation in online Discussions Dynamic involvement in online peer-response group workshops

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