ALL721 - Writing Fiction for Young Adults

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ALL725, ALL726

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning including 2 x 2-hour scheduled online workshops

Content

This unit is designed for students interested in reading and writing narratives for teenage readers. Students will select a genre in which to write a creative fiction, for example fantasy, gritty realism, romance, or adventure. They will frame their understanding of contemporary genre conventions by analysing a selection of recently published books and utilizing this context in the production of their own creative work: either a short story or a chapter intended as part of a longer work.

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