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2011 HEA203 Writing Short Fiction

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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OFFERINGS
Not Offered

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%); short story: 2,000 words (40%); in-class critique (20%); class journal (20%)

TEACHING PATTERN:

One one-hour introductory class, three four-hour seminars, six two-hour follow-up workshops

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 25% of level 100 HEA units
M.Excl HEA201, HEA301, HEA303

STAFF: Dr Danielle Wood (Coordinator)

FEES
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