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ALW225 - Fiction Writing: Story, Structure and Starting Out

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Enrolment modes:(B, G)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:C Atherton
Prerequisite:ALW101 and ALW102
Corequisite:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in Faculty of Arts and Education courses and D311, D312, D313, D326, D346, D347, D370, D391

Incompatible with: ALW325, ALW307
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access.
Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

This unit explores technical and discursive aspects of fiction-writing, with reference to highly regarded texts. The unit involves much exploration of creativity and experimentation; improvisation and revision. Students must be prepared to do considerable practical work in and out of tutorials. Each student will submit a complete original work or works of fiction. This work may be presented in a number of forms, including short story, hypertext, fiction for installation or exhibition, for example.

Assessment

Report – 30%

Original work or series of works of fiction - 50%

Workshop responses and class participation - 20%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$733$733$2493$2823

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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