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English: Intro to Creative Writing

ENGS 053 OL2 (CRN: 60308)

3 Credit Hours

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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High School & Pre-College Programs


Dates: June 18 - July 13, 2018

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Section Description

Good writing is not easy but the craft of writing well can be learned. In this course, works by contemporary writers will provide models and inspiration for your own poetry, creative nonfiction, and short fiction writing. Imaginative writing exercises, writing prompts and thoughtful feedback will support your efforts while preparing you for an upper-level course in creative writing.

Section Expectation

Two poems, two essays, and two pieces of short fiction, all revised. Responses to assigned readings and active, prompt participation in online discussion and peer review


The course is divided into four weekly modules: Warming Up to Writing; Writing Poetry; Writing Creative Nonfiction; and Writing Fiction. Each module is worth 25% of the final grade.




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