To produce successful fiction, a writer needs not only to have great ideas but also to have the skill to bring those ideas alive on the page. In this unit, students are encouraged to work on their capacity for imagination and originality, and on developing their proficiency in the craft of writing. The reading program for the unit requires students to engage with a range of genres, and a craft analysis assessment enables students to focus on the aspects of writing that are most relevant to their own creative practice. Workshops provide a space in which students give and receive constructive criticism.
|Unit name||Creative Writing: Concept and Craft|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Dr. Danielle Wood
Dr. Danielle Wood
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
1 x 1hr introductory class. 4 x 2hr lectures, 7 x 2hr workshops, plus self-directed learning.
Editing assignment (10%), Craft Analysis, 1200 words (20%), Critique, 1000 words (20%), Creative Writing Portfolio, 3000 words (50%)
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