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ENGL6993: Creative Writing Workshop

This mixed genre writing workshop unit allows students to work intensively on a portfolio of prose fiction, poetry or creative non-fiction in a supportive peer group context while developing critical skills in reading and responding to a wide range of writing. Students learn professional skills in writing craft, editing and revision through exercises and the workshop process. This unit is taught in conjunction with the following workshop units on offer in any given semester: ENGL6122 Writing Workshop 1: Life Writing, or ENGL6986 Writing Workshop 2: Experiments in Form, or ENGL6987 Writing Workshop 3: Narrative.

Code ENGL6993
Academic unit English
Credit points 6

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

  • LO1. generate and develop original pieces of creative writing
  • LO2. recognise and deploy creative writing skills and techniques
  • LO3. respectfully and usefully critique your own and others’ writing, 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 creative writing in relation to your own creative work
  • LO6. understand the principles of editing and re-drafting
  • LO7. engage in an ongoing writing practice, towards the production of a creative writing portfolio.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.