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ENGL6987: Writing Workshop 3: Narrative

This mixed genre workshop unit allows students to work intensively on a portfolio of prose fiction, poetry or creative non-fiction in a supportive peer group context. Critical skills in reading and responding to a range of writing focussed on narrative development or non/narrative approaches will also be developed. Students will learn professional skills in writing craft, editing and revision through exercises, writing and reading practice, critical reflection and the workshop process.

Code ENGL6987
Academic unit English
Credit points 12

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. generate and develop original pieces of fiction towards a longer project
  • LO2. recognise and deploy advanced fiction writing skills and techniques
  • LO3. respectfully and usefully critique your own and others’ fiction, and reflect feedback to refine your creative work
  • LO4. contribute to a productive and engaged workshop environment as a form of teamwork
  • LO5. critically analyse and reflect on published fiction in relation to your own creative work
  • LO6. understand the principles of editing and re-drafting
  • LO7. engage in an ongoing writing practice, supported by your writer’s journal and portfolio.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.