Writing Genre Fiction
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- 30 Nov 2020
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- identify and critically discuss the role of genre in a range of contemporary short fiction
- experiment with the parameters and possibilities of genre, as exercised in the short fiction form
- conceive, draft, refine and complete a piece of short fiction that demonstrates the traditions, parameters and possibilities of the student’s chosen genre
- constructively critique work-in-progress by other writers and contribute meaningfully to the discussion and analysis of short genre fiction.
- To be advised
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An intermediate subject in theory and practice of writing short prose fiction. The particular genres studied depend on availability of staff. Emphasis on critical workshop discussion leading to completed examples of the student's own work
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- Character Sketches (3) (20%)
- Scenes (3) (30%)
- Short Story (50%)
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