ENG-1165 Introduction to Creative Writing - 3.00 credits

This course is an elective for students or would-be-writers in the greater community who wish to develop their creative potential beyond the confines of traditional non-fiction genres such as the essay and freelance article. The focus is on the genres of poetry, fiction, and drama/creative non-fiction. Class time is divided between lecture/discussion and workshop analysis of student works. Students will be expected to complete set assignments within each of the three chosen genres and will be encouraged to attend local readings sponsored by the Canada Council, where they will have the opportunity to meet and discuss the work of professional creative writers. Service Learning opportunity may be available. Not available for supplemental. Instruction (3.0). Equivalent to: ENG-165, HUM-152.