ENGL 625 (01) - Intermediate Fiction Writing Workshop

Intermediate Fiction Workshop

Durham   Liberal Arts :: English
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2023 - Full Term (01/24/2023 - 05/08/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 52916
Students continue to explore the aspects of fiction writing. Through short exercises students learn to create visual scenes, integrate exposition with dramatic scene, and construct convincing characters in believable situations. We'll continue to explore the basic elements of what makes a short story, such as point of view, dialogue, dramatization, voice, meaning, language. Students write short stories and significantly revise them. Through discussion of student writing in a workshop format, as well as reading and responding to short stories by published authors, we'll address the questions: What is a short story? How do we create a world in which the reader is fully involved? Where does the story evoke emotion or meaning? Prereq: ENGL 501, 526, 527 or permission of the instructor. ENGL 625 may be taken more than once for credit, recommended with two different instructors.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Clark Knowles

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/24/2023 5/8/2023 TR 3:40pm - 5:00pm HS 108