Shawn H Wong
Introduction to the theory and practice of writing the short story.
This course is an introduction to the writing of fiction. Students will examine and analyze writing strategies with respect to developing readable and challenging short stories. To that end, students will learn how to write a short story by learning how to construct scenes, build characters, read fiction like a writer, develop a plot, tell a story through characters and images, and learn how to evaluate and critique their own writing and the writing of others.
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