English | Advanced Fiction Writing
W401 | 2008 | Upadhyay


W401 2008 UPADHYAY
Advanced Fiction Writing

9:30a-10:45a TR (15) 3 CR.

PREREQUISITE: W301 or equivalent.  This section requires permission
of instructor.  Obtain authorization from BH442.
In this course you will further study the craft of writing fiction.
You will read a few collections of short stories, and perhaps an
anthology. A large part of the course will be in the workshop format,
where you will read and discuss one anotherís work. Expect to write
three to four stories during the semester, and also to provide
written critiques on your colleaguesí work. The aim is to deepen your
understanding of the story form through writing, reading, and
critiquing.

To apply, put in my mailbox in BH442 a work of fiction (no longer
than 20 pages), as well as a brief essay (no more than a page) on the
creative writing courses youíve taken and what makes you want to take
this course. Make sure these materials are in a clearly marked
envelope with your email address and phone number. If youíre
admitted, Iíll let you know, and you may contact the creative writing
secretary in BH 442 for authorization.