Courses & Units

Creative Writing Workshop 1 HEN104

Hobart

Introduction

This unit introduces students to the steps involved in producing polished works of fiction and creative non-fiction: generating ideas through writing exercises, improving work through redrafting, and refining work through copy-editing. Lectures will focus on foundational aspects of writing craft – such as narrative structure, voice, language, dramatization and exposition– and include analysis of published works of literary fiction and creative non-fiction.  In workshops, students will receive critical feedback on their own work and develop skills in critiquing the work of their peers.

Summary

Unit name Creative Writing Workshop 1
Unit code HEN104
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline English
Coordinator

Dr Danielle Wood

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

HEN107

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 x 1hr introductory class, 4 x 2hr lectures, 7 x 2hr workshops, plus self-directed learning

Assessment

Editing assignment (10%), Craft Analysis, 1000 words (20%), Critique, 750 words (20%), Creative Writing Portfolio, 2500 words (50%)

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Textbooks

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