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Foundations of Writing
Pick Up Your Pens: Kickstart Your Writing Routine
Writing is largely a matter of habit (to paraphrase Flannery O’Connor), yet it’s not always easy to maintain a consistent writing practice. This course offers a supportive push for writers of all levels toward creating and cementing that habit. For both fiction and nonfiction writers, and at any stage of a project—from facing a blank page to a completing a draft of a story—we’ll use exercises, writing prompts, and a ...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1306 - NWRW 0625 A
  • Williams, Khaliah
Jun 04 - Jul 25
On Campus
Tuesday & Thursday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Summer 2019
Punctuation
No punctuation mark is left unturned in this supportive workshop for mastering proper punctuation. Every week, students write short essays practicing punctuation. All receive and give feedback in this ongoing discussion.
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 5751 - NWRW 0012 B
  • Kocot-Tomblin, Noelle
Aug 26 - Dec 16
Online
Fall 2019
Style and Effectiveness
This seminar addresses factors that contribute to prose style and effectiveness. Exemplary essays highlighting essential components are read and discussed, stylistic exercises provide practice, and responses in essay form to the assigned readings are workshopped.
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 4112 - NWRW 0014 B
  • Kocot-Tomblin, Noelle
Nov 04 - Dec 08
Online
Fall 2019
Pick Up Your Pens: Kickstart Your Writing Routine
Writing is largely a matter of habit (to paraphrase Flannery O’Connor), yet it’s not always easy to maintain a consistent writing practice. This course offers a supportive push for writers of all levels toward creating and cementing that habit. For both fiction and nonfiction writers, and at any stage of a project—from facing a blank page to a completing a draft of a story—we’ll use exercises, writing prompts, and a ...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1305 - NWRW 2625 A
  • Williams, Khaliah
Jun 04 - Jul 25
On Campus
Tuesday & Thursday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Summer 2019
The Mechanics of Writing
The study of effective English prose makes the sentence its principal focus. In this course, designed to meet the needs of beginning writers, we examine the sentence, looking at syntax, the parts of speech, and other aspects of grammar. Later we look ahead to considerations of effectiveness and style. Chapters from a grammar and style textbook are assigned. Students workshop short writing assignments weekly. They loo...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1146 - NWRW 1011 B
  • Kocot-Tomblin, Noelle
Jun 03 - Aug 04
Online
Summer 2019
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