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Course Description:

Craft and Practice in Creative Writing will build on introductory-level skills with greater focus on the specific skills necessary for finished works of creative writing. Students will explore both narrative and poetic writing as a means of bringing writing skills to a more advanced level. Topics covered will include character development, dialogue, world building, plot structure, fine-tuning of language use to include visual/auditory/kinesthetic elements, and how writing process influences writing outcome. The course will be structured around assignments that build a consciously articulated sense of individual process and interests, and the skill sets appropriate to creative writing at a professional level.

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

This online course is offered through Online 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
Upper Level
Credits: 4
Meets General Education Requirement In: The Arts-Full

Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Fall 1.

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