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ENGL 384 B: The Craft Of Prose

Meeting Time: 
MW 11:30am - 12:50pm
CDH 711A
Shawn Wong
Shawn Wong

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ENGL 384 B:
This class will focus on the craft of fiction and/or creative non-fiction. As part of that study students will work on character driven stories, which simply means characters drive action in a well-written story rather than the opposite. In addition, students will study the structure and development of the three-act story. The responsibility for the success of this class is based on the writing students produce for the class and the critique of the writing done by their classmates.

The goal of the class is to prepare students for more independent writing, self-critique, and more advanced levels of fiction writing. The focus on the writing is centered more on revision and understanding craft than producing “publishable” fiction.

Catalog Description: 
Intensive study of various aspects of the craft of fiction or creative nonfiction. Readings in contemporary prose and writing using emulation and imitation. Prerequisite: ENGL 283; ENGL 284.
GE Requirements: 
Arts and Humanities (A&H)
Other Requirements Met: 
Last updated: 
March 16, 2016 - 11:20am