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This class is for writers interested in exploring a variety of genres and approaches to the writing of fiction. From literary to science fiction, horror to historical, the short story to the novella, and the graphic novel to poetry, this class will provide an overview of a variety of genres and forms for the fiction writer. The course is built around analytical readings and writing exercises with the ultimate goal of exposing the writer to a multitude of potential fictional forms. The class will also introduce and discuss the basic elements of fiction (plot, structure, dialogue, description, etc.) which are further explored in other classes.

Note: Course is designed for beginners, but writers of all levels are welcome.

Course Number: WCWP-40189
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)