English | The Craft of Fiction
W381 | 9509 | Bob Bledsoe

Bob Bledsoe

PREREQUISITE:  W203 or W301 or W311 or permission of the

9509 - 4:00p-5:15p TR (30 students) 3 cr.

This course will focus on the most important elements of craft in
fiction.  We will focus on reading like writers, examining both the
content and the technique writers employ to create their fiction.
We will also write a series of short exercises intended to stimulate
new writing.  Our goal will always be to push our understanding of
fiction writing and encourage each other in class discussions.

Students who do not meet the prerequisite should submit a brief
email "cover letter" (it shouldn't be more than a paragraph  or so)
outlining previous writing courses as well as your interest in this
course in particular, along with 10-20 pages of what you consider to
be your best writing.

Please be sure to include your name, student id#, phone number in
your email.  (I ask for this information so the creative writing
secretary can clear you in the system for registration).

I look forward to your materials and to an exciting course.

Please send your materials to: robledso@indiana.edu