ALW732 - Fiction Writing: Story, Structure and Starting Out

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: ALW602, ALW632
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 - campus

1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 1 x 2-hour seminar equivalent

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.

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