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2013 HEA107 Writing Short Fiction

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Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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SPECIAL NOTE: This unit is only available as a degree elective or a student elective and it cannot be counted toward the English major in the Bachelor of Arts.

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HEA107 H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 2 H On Campus 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013

* 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).

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DESCRIPTION

This unit introduces students to the steps involved in producing polished works of short fiction: generating ideas through writing exercises, improving work through redrafting, and refining work through copy-editing. Seminars will focus on the close reading of published works of short fiction and aspects of writing craft, while workshops will enable students to receive critical feedback on their own work and develop skills in critiquing the work of their peers.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: Microstory 300 words (20%), Class Journal (20%), In-class Critique (20%), Short Story: 2,000 words (40%)

TEACHING PATTERN: 10x2hr seminars10x2hr

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web supported - H
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
About Flexible Study Options

REQUISITE INFO
M.Excl HEA203

TEXTS
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)

STAFF: Dr Danielle Wood

FEES
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