Postgraduate Coursework Units of Study

ENGL6901 - Creative Writing: Fiction Workshop

Semester 1, 2018  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Fiona Elizabeth McFarlane
Email: fiona.mcfarlane@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit introduces students to the practice, craft skills and critical reflection involved in writing fiction (particularly the short story form). Narrative writing skills will be explored and developed through close readings of a range of short fiction, as well as in-class and at-home writing exercises, building towards more sustained pieces of work. Writing and critical skills are developed through discussion and participation in the workshop process, focusing on reading and creative strategies to generate new material as well as processes of editing and revision.

Assessments

4x500wd writing exercises (30%), 1x1000wd critical analysis/reflection (20%), 1x1000wd short fiction piece and redraft (20%), 1x2000wd longer fiction piece (30%)

Classes

1x2hr seminar/week

Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.

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