Introductory instructions in the writing of poetry, the short story, and the essay.

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Course Outline
Unit 1: Poetry
Unit 1 Lesson 1: Concrete Language
Unit 1 Lesson 2: Contrariety
Unit 1 Lesson 3: Form: Insight into How to Think Big Thoughts (Through Small Things)
Unit 1 Lesson 4: “The Arrogance of Poetry”: What Makes a Poem?
Unit 1 Lesson 5: Why Poetry Is Weird: Well, Here Goes…
Unit 1 Lesson 6: Why Poetry Is Still Weird

Unit 2: Creative Nonfiction
Unit 2 Lesson 1: To Essay the Essay: Huh?
Unit 2 Lesson 2: Essaying, Redux: When We Say "Ramble," We Really Mean "Riff"
Unit 3: Fiction
Unit 3 Lesson 1: Fiction: Make It Up as You Go Along
Unit 3 Lesson 2: The Elements of Fiction: Character
Unit 3 Lesson 3: The Elements of Fiction: Plot
Unit 3 Lesson 4: The Elements of Fiction: Setting
Unit 3 Lesson 5: The Elements of Fiction: Point of View
Unit 3 Lesson 6: The Elements of Fiction: Theme and Symbol
Unit 3 Lesson 7: The Elements of Fiction: Style
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The Practice of Creative Writing: A Guide for Students- 3rd Edition (Required)
by: Heather Sellers
ISBN: 9781319040161
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