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CRW 206 Introduction to Short Story Writing

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    Jul 10, 2017
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    I recommend this because Mrs. Curry is an excellent teacher. She helped me through the toughest parts of my high school years and bloom into the writer I am today.

    Course highlights:

    The highlights were putting together poetry readings where, we the students, got to preform are very own poetry to the entire school.

    Hours per week:

    12+ hours

    Advice for students:

    Stay positive and write what you are most passionate about. Never hide who you are because you feel others won't except. Writing means to express yourself as who you are not as who you aren't

    • Fall 2016
    • Curry
    • Great Intro to the Subject Lots of Writing Great Discussions
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    Jun 20, 2016
    | Would recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    Introduction to Short Story Writing is a fun and engaging class. St. Clair is helpful and kind, easy to talk to.

    Course highlights:

    Getting to edit everyone's stories and getting my own story critiqued. Helps those who want to write professionally.

    Hours per week:

    0-2 hours

    Advice for students:

    Imagination is key and know how to structure a story. Some of the kids in my class had obviously never opened a book in their entire life.

    • Spring 2015
    • St. Clair
    • Lots of Writing Many Small Assignments Great Discussions
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    May 25, 2016
    | Would highly recommend.

    This class was tough.

    Course Overview:

    This is a great course for anyone who wants the essentials of fiction writing, and wants to see his or her writing through the same scope as a short story.

    Course highlights:

    A highlight was sharing and peer-editing our own short stories. From this I learned several factors that drive a story and how to utilize them.

    Hours per week:

    6-8 hours

    Advice for students:

    Don't procrastinate on your story, give yourself as long as possible to draft and redraft, it'll exponentially improve the story and your learning experience.

    • Fall 2015
    • Kim Bradley
    • Lots of Writing Always Do the Reading Great Discussions

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