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CWR1000 Creative Writing 1

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Arts
School or Department : School of Creative Arts
Version produced : 30 December 2013

Other requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.

Synopsis

This course presents an introduction to some of the basic skills involved in imaginative and professional writing. Students study the essential components of good writing: clear sentences, appropriate vocabulary, logical structure and effective 'voice' There is a focus on the relationship between reading and writing skills, and the identification of writing techniques. Exercises will be given to provide guidance in the process of self-editing. Students will also be required to present their own anthology of selected extracts from writings of their choice, with commentary and editorial observations.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2012 External
Semester 2, 2012 On-campus Toowoomba