ENGL 223   Introduction to Creative Writing* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites : ENGL 121.

This course provides an introductory study to the craft of imaginative writing, with an emphasis on the reading and discussion of student manuscripts and of published works by contemporary writers. Students will apply close reading skills to understand the writing techniques used to craft publishable imaginative writing, and practice these techniques in their own writing. Students will study and practice writing in two major literary genres of the instructor’s choice: fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction or scriptwriting.