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ALW732 - Fiction Writing: Story, Structure and Starting Out

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Gaylene Perry

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: ALW602, ALW632
Contact hours:

Campus mode: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

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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