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English: Creative Writing
Course Code
ENCW 2212  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Introduction to Creative Nonfiction Writing 
Description This course is an introduction to the varied genre of creative nonfiction: memoir, personal essay, cultural commentary, nature writing, political satire, etc. You will practice creative self-expression and develop voice, style, and audience awareness. You will also learn the craft of effective writing by observing how published writers use various themes, styles and methods of story development. 
MnTC Goal 6 
Prerequisites  

ENGL 1110 or ENGA 1110.

 



Course Code
ENCW 2213  Credits 3.0 Lec View Details
Title Introduction to Creative Writing 
Description This course covers practice in writing both poetry and fiction, with emphasis on development of individual style and form, as well as an analysis of professional works and devices. In addition to working on creative self-expression, you will develop the abilities, craft and discipline needed to produce quality writing that allows you to reach an audience: training your voice, developing a personal style, experimenting with structure, enhancing your descriptive skills, improving your command of language, and establishing techniques for revising. You will study various types of poetry and fiction, and you will give and receive feedback online from peers and your instructor.  
MnTC Goal 6 
Prerequisites  

ENGL 1110 or ENGA 1110.



Course Code
ENCW 2214  Credits 3.00 Lec View Details
Title Introduction to Writing Poetry 
Description This course covers aspects of writing effective poetry. In addition to working on creative self-expression, you will develop the abilities, craft and discipline needed to produce quality poetry that allows you to reach an audience: training your poetic voice, developing a personal style, experimenting with structure, enhancing your descriptive skills, improving your command of language, and establishing techniques for revising. You will study various types of poetry: lyric, narrative, free and formal verse, surreal and collage forms. You will give and receive feedback in student workshops.  
MnTC Goal 6 
Prerequisites  

ENGL 1110 or ENGA 1110.



Course Code
ENCW 2215  Credits 3.0 Lec View Details
Title Introduction to Writing Fiction 
Description This course covers various aspects of writing effective fiction. In addition to working on creative self-expression, you will develop the abilities, craft and discipline needed to produce quality fiction that allows you to reach an audience: training your voice, developing a personal style, experimenting with structure, enhancing your descriptive skills, improving your command of language, and establishing techniques for revising. You will study various types of contemporary fiction: realism, surrealism, magical realism, experimental writing, children's stories and fairy tales. You will give and receive feedback in student workshops.  
MnTC Goal 6 
Prerequisites  

ENGL 1110 or ENGA 1110.