ENGLISH 578 - Creative Writing-Fiction
Section: 001 Writing The Novel
Term: FA 2017
Subject: English Language and Literature (ENGLISH)
Department: LSA English Language & Literature
With permission of department.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing and permission of instructor.
May be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

How do novels work? Are they really all that different from stories, and how? What's true about every novel, and what's unique about each? In this craft course we'll take on the very ambitious task of not only reading and dissecting one novel a week (the reading list to be in part solicited from students) but also writing a complete novel draft (85,000 words) over the course of the semester. No workshopping, but we'll share passages and discuss our frustrations, joys, brilliant successes, and inevitable missteps as we power through our drafts together. Think NaNoWriMo for the MFA Soul. Expect fun and camaraderie and expect to work like hell.

Intended Audience:

This counts as a craft course for MFA prose students

ENGLISH 578 - Creative Writing-Fiction
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001 (SEM)
M 5:00PM - 8:00PM
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