MA Creative Writing
Year of entry: 2023
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Course unit details:
Workshop in Fiction Writing I
|Unit level||FHEQ level 7 – master's degree or fourth year of an integrated master's degree|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 1|
|Offered by||English and American Studies|
|Available as a free choice unit?||No|
This course unit follows the normal pattern of creative writing workshops. Students will meet each week to discuss each others work under the supervision of a tutor.
'To develop students' critical reading skills, so they are able to offer clear and constructive feedback on work-in-progress
-To explore at the practical level the particular demands and difficulties of writing literary fiction.
-To develop students' ability to present their own work in a form which accords with generally recognised conventions within the publishing industry.
-To encourage students to improve their own writing by responding intelligently and selectively to a variety of feedback.
'Make clear and useful suggestions as to how to revise the early draft of a work-in-progress
-Effectively revise and improve their own writing in response to feedback
-Recognise some of the particular challenges and requirements of writing literary fiction.
-Present their own work in a form which accords with generally accepted conventions.
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|Honor Gavin||Unit coordinator|
|Beth Underdown||Unit coordinator|