ENG 164: Intro to Creative Writing
- Online | Asynchronous
- 4 weeks | December 19, 2022 – January 13, 2023
- 3 credits | $1,650
- Last day to register: December 12, 2022
In this course you be will introduced to world of creative writing. We will embark on weekly writing experiments and exercises drawing from your own experiences, identities, perceptions, and unique and wild imaginations. At the same time, we will read, listen to, and watch work read by contemporary authors in all genres to be in conversation with our own writing and the world in which we live. This course will get you thinking creatively and show you ways to approach writing as a creative outlet and form of self-expression to grapple with and explore the complexities of what it means to be human in this moment. Together we will build a close classroom community through weekly collaborations, feedback, discussion, reading, and exciting writing adventures. Students will learn fundamentals of writing poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction such as mini-memoir and personal narratives.
This course fulfills the Literature general education requirement.
This is a Cornerstone Seminar that will establish foundations in reading, writing and literature. It is a unique introduction to the world of literature through practice. Students will engage in all the written expressive arts – poetry, story, essay, plays – through engagement with a variety of writers, cultivating one's own voice and style.
No previous background is necessary. Assessments will include a mix of written collaborative and individual assignments as well as a wide-range of readings. There is no final exam.
Faculty will contact all students after the Monday, December 12, registration deadline.
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