Credit points: 15
In this subject you will extend your understanding of creative writing by developing long-form fiction in a chosen genre. This will be an excerpt of a novel or novella. In your creative and critical practice you will consider how the longer form affects the use of technical elements such as plot and structure, POV, character and setting. You will engage in an intensive revision process, assisted by peer-feedback. The subject will offer further opportunities to develop your professional practice through synopsis writing, reading to peers, integrating workshop comments and editing after a workshop.
SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorPaddy O'Reilly
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveYes
Learning ActivitiesDiscussed in seminars, modelled in readings, undertaken in written assessment, supported by workshops and peer feedback.
Prerequisites Students must have completed ENG2WFI and 45 credit points of Level two subjects
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaddy O'Reilly
SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 3.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.
Creative piece (2700 words including a 450 word synopsis) Students submit an excerpt of an extended creative work and a related synopsis.
|Assignment||Individual||No||60||SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
Workshop presentations and peer feedback (equivalent to 900 words) Students present their work-in-progress during designated seminars and receive written and verbal feedback from other students.
|Oral presentation||Individual||No||20||SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
Critical piece (900 words) Students submit an essay analysing the relationship between their creative work-in-progress and critical theory.