WRTG 200: Creative Writing

This course introduces students to contemporary forms and practices of creative writing. Focusing on each individual, the workshop will foster the development of skill in writing poetry, fiction, and drama. Through a series of examples, exercises, and critiques, students will develop their understanding and abilities in narrative, lyrical, and dialogic contexts, and will also develop their own voices and a portfolio of work. The course will also encourage the exploration of text in other media.

Specifics of online section: This is an online creative writing course. Through a web-based curriculum, students will explore various forms of writing in genres such as poetry, prose, and drama. While there is no required text or coursepack, students will be expected to read all materials on the course website and participate in real-time web casts of literary and performance events. Participants should have a minimum of basic email and web-navigating skills.


Completion of 21 credits

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Term Section Title
Fall 2019 WRTG-200-F001 Creative Writing
Spring 2020 WRTG-200-S001 Creative Writing
Spring 2020 WRTG-200-S002 Creative Writing