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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 : 25 April 2014

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 creative writing. Students study the essential components of good writing: clear and vivid sentences, appropriate vocabulary, correct grammar, logical structure and effective 'voice.' There is a focus on the relationship between reading and writing skills, and the identification of writing and self-editing techniques. Exercises will be given to provide guidance in writing and self-editing, and students will be required to submit a selection of these exercises, as well as two creative pieces, and a reflection on the course readings. Forum or tutorial participation is also assessed.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2013 External
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Toowoomba