Feb 07, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 College Catalog
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WRT 207 - Creative Nonfiction

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Creative nonfiction writing. Includes techniques of creative nonfiction writing, original writing, and critical responses to nonfiction.

Prerequisite(s): WRT 102  with a grade of C or better.
Information: Consent of instructor is required to enroll in this course.


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Describe techniques of creative nonfiction writing.
  2. Apply techniques to original works.
  3. Explain critical responses to creative nonfiction.
  4. Demonstrate digital literacy through reading texts online, creating web/blog posts, or analyzing material in an online literary magazine/journal.

Outline:
  1. Techniques of Creative Nonfiction Writing
    1. Material for works
    2. Writing process
    3. Voice
    4. Structure
    5. Adaptation of fiction techniques
    6. Types of creative nonfiction
  2. Original Writing
    1. Short writing exercises
    2. Creative works totaling 6000 words or more
  3. Critical Responses to Nonfiction
    1. Self-editing
    2. Critiques
    3. Techniques of analysis
    4. Style



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