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ENGL-100S Introduction to Creative Writing

2 Credits

This introductory course in creative writing is designed for non writing majors and focuses on the basics of creative writing. The elective offers opportunities to develop writing skills in one or more genres. Through reading and writing assignments and critical reviews, students will begin with an examination of written language, the composing process, and voice. Students have exposure to various genres, including poetry, essay, fiction, and plays. An introduction to imaginative composition through creative writing exercises and analysis of passages from selected authors will be presented. Activities will include a combination of writing and studio projects, class discussions, and workshops. Students will produce written works in various styles and genres, and then present the work for peer review and critique.