ENG-107 - Intro to Creative Writing: Fiction

3 credits

The emphasis of this course will be on the writing of fiction, although students will also have the opportunity to write poetry and drama using contemporary and traditional models for their work. During the semester, students will learn various strategies of characterization, plot development, use of dialogue and stream of consciousness, point of view and others. Assignments will include: a story in a sentence, writing a compelling scene, flash fiction, and writing the short story. Preparation of a port- folio is required of each student. Final projects will include a class reading of finished pieces and publication of literary magazine.

Prerequisite(s): ENG-102 minimum grade of C-

Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.

Previously known as: ENGL-421