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Writing the Short Story

Undergraduate | GRF-CWR111 | 2024

Craft short stories while taking into account themes, viewpoints and structure. Query short story genres. Take a look at your own writing process and look for ways to improve it. Examine the writing industry and ask how you can break into it.

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27 Oct 2024
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks
Start dates
4 Mar 2024,
4 Nov 2024

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Writing the Short Story

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject you will be able to:

    1. recognise and understand theoretical and practical issues relevant to the craft of writing in the short story form
    2. analyse and discuss ideas relevant to creativity and creative/professional skills in their own work and in the work of others
    3. engage with the content of the subject through written skills, eg. in the production of an original creative folio (accompanied by exegetical writing) developed during the Study Period
    4. display critical judgment through reading and group discussion, eg. in an online discussion group based on subject readings.

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No entry requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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