ENGL 35A Introduction to Writing Fiction (3)
Lec-52.5, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
In this introduction to the fundamentals of short story writing, students develop story writing skills by studying elements of fiction in published works, engaging in writing exercises, and learning to participate in a workshop.
C-ID ENGL 200 (ENGL 35A + ENGL 35C)
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Identify elements of craft--plot, characterization, setting, theme, and point of view--in published fiction.
- Outcome 2: Compose works of original literary expression employing, at a basic level, elements of craft.
- Outcome 3: Appraise works-in-progress, sharing basic-level critiques with peers in a workshop setting in appropriate, constructive ways.
- Outcome 4: Experiment with story possibilities that emerge from instructor and peer feedback.