Creative Writing: Fiction and Non-Fiction

Bond University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Creative Writing: Fiction and Non-Fiction

  • Host University

    Bond University

  • Location

    Gold Coast, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Creative Writing

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5 - 6
  • Overview

    Introduction
    In this class you will have the chance to release your creative side and be given industry insider knowledge on how to make your work interesting, informative and saleable. You will explore different styles of writing including the creative non-fiction essay and short story. You will learn how to critically evaluate the work of professionals and have the chance to practice self-editing and workshopping with an editor (your tutor).

     
    Learning Objectives
    1. The ability to research and write a feature stories, creative non-fiction and fiction for a defined market.
    2. Demonstration of professionalism and ethical behaviour.
    3. The ability to create stories with characters, scenes and dialogue.
    4. An understanding of the theory behind creative writing practice.
    5. The ability to recognise the various ingredients of a successful story or feature and build them into your work.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.