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CREATIVE WRITING: FICTION (CUL-222504)

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Course Description:


Consider the basic elements of fiction (e.g., plot, character, setting, theme) from the point of view of the creative writer, who makes both conscious and unconscious choices about these elements in the process of artistic creation. Read about the process of writing short fiction, and read a variety of short works that exemplify fictional elements to analyze the choices that other writers have made. Apply learning to the creation, discussion and revision of your own creative work. This course focuses on the writing process. Students participate in a workshop setting online to post their own drafts and to discuss other students' and established writers' short works of fiction.

This course fully meets the General Education requirement in The Arts.


This online course is offered through the Center for Distance Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Lower Level
Credits: 4
Meets General Education Requirement In: The Arts-Full

Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Jan. Mar. May. Sep. Nov.

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