Spring 2014 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Wiesepape, Betty
Discipline and Number
CRWT 3307 Section 001
M Time 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Course Title
Creating Short Stories

Description of Course:

This course is a creative workshop in which students both investigate the creative processes involved in writing short stories and experiment with a variety of traditional and experimental forms.

Required Texts:

Michael Kardos, The Art and Craft of Fiction, (December 2012).
Jerome Stern Making Shapely Fiction, any edition.
William Strunk & E.B. White, The Elements of Style, any edition.
And stories on reserve at the UTD library.

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

During the course of the semester, each student will write 3 short stories and revise 2 of these stories. Students will also write a 2 to 3 page critique of another student's story on 3 separate occasions. NOTE: Stories written prior to this class may not be submitted to fulfill the requirements of this course.

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