Creative Writing: Narrative Fiction

University of Queensland

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Creative Writing: Narrative Fiction

  • Host University

    University of Queensland

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Creative Writing

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

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  • Overview

    Course Description
    Introduces students to creative writing and narrative through the art and techniques of short-form narrative prose fiction.
    Course Introduction
    This is a course in the writing and analysis of short narrative-based fiction. It is a first-level component of the Major and the Extended Major in Writing within the BA degree, but is also available to other students as an elective or as part of a minor in Writing.
    Learning Objectives
    After successfully completing this course you should be able to:
    1. Analyse examples of short narrative fiction for form, genre, and technique.
    2. Write a short story utilizing your knowledge about the form and your skills in technique.
    3. navigate the professional and ethical issues relating to the publication of your short fiction.
    Class Contact
    1.5 Lecture, 1.5 Tutorial

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