Writing Creative Nonfiction

Writing Creative Nonfiction
Creations of style and technique in prose nonfiction; discipline and practice of the writer.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesENGL 218R; or instructor's consent.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining ENGL 317R
Course Outcomes

Effort, Discipline, and Knowledge

Demonstrate effort and discipline in crafting creative nonfiction and display a knowledge of its conventions.

Reading Literary Models Analytically

Read creative nonfiction models analytically, with an eye to authorial intention and technique and be able to articulate the same.

Grammar, Punctuation, and Style

Use correct grammar, punctuation, and an appropriate style in creative nonfiction.

Successful Writing using Literary Models

Write a variety of essays using literary models and following explicit instructions from the teacher.

Revising, Editing, and Sharing

Revise intelligently, edit carefully, and share one's work with others in the class.