Introduction to Creative Writing

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Course No: ENGL.2380-031; SIS Class Nbr: 13079

Course Description

A course for aspiring creative writers among freshman and sophomores which offers an introduction to the craft of creative writing in its primary genres: poetry, fiction, drama, creative non-fiction (emphases will vary depending upon instructor). The focus of this course will be on learning the fundamentals of craft techniques and peer review.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: ENGL 1010,1020,Eng.Major/Mino
  • Special Notes:
  • Section Notes: P: ENGL.1020; This creative writing workshop is for students interested in learning some of the fundamental elements of writing poems, short stories, and creative nonfiction. We will read and discuss works by established writers and will engage in the process of drafting, giving and receiving constructive feedback, and revising. You will also keep a writing journal to explore the challenges you encounter and the discoveries you make in your own writing practice.
  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: Margery Thibodeau
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2016: Sep 01 to Dec 03
  • Chat Hours: Thu 8-9pm*
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1110
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

Related Programs: B.L.A. in Liberal Arts, B.A. in English, B.S. in Information Technology, A.S. in Information Technology

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