Feb 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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CRWR 110F - Beginning Fiction


Credit(s): 3

This introductory writers’ workshop focuses on the critique and revision of students’ short fiction. Contemporary literary short stories, short shorts and parables will be emphasized. Students will study fiction elements and techniques, including character sketches, beginnings, dialogue, point of view, plot, authorial distance, significant detail, scene, characterization, and endings. (Fall and Spring Semesters)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Develop, organize and revise an introductory-level short story.
  • Read aloud in front of others for critique.
  • Critique another writer’s work.
  • Demonstrate professionalism in the presentation of a short story manuscript.
  • Examine the role of the Arts as a reflection of culture.



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