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ALW732 - Fiction Writing: Story, Structure and Starting Out

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:M Campbell
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: ALW602, ALW632
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

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 Seminars, or online in the case of Cloud (online) students. 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, and fiction for installation or exhibition, for examples.

Assessment

Report: 40%

Fiction: 60%

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