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Foundations of Writing
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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: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1268 - NWRW 0625 A
  • Sholl, Jessica
Jun 02 - Jul 30
Online
Tuesday & Thursday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Summer 2020
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.
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 5751 - NWRW 0012 B
  • Kocot-Tomblin, Noelle
Aug 31 - Oct 04
Online
Fall 2020
“Personal writing sometimes seems more ubiquitous than ever, available everywhere in the form of blogs, reviews, and emerging publications. But what makes an essay successful, important, and necessary? In this course, we will think about the work that essay writing can accomplish in regards to achieving truth, mining your own depths, and engaging with culture. We will discuss nonfiction writing that spans from addres...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 4123 - NWRW 0017 A
  • Kleeman, Alexandra
Aug 31 - Dec 19
Online
Fall 2020
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: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1267 - NWRW 2625 A
  • Sholl, Jessica
Jun 02 - Jul 30
Online
Tuesday & Thursday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Summer 2020
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...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 1122 - NWRW 1011 B
  • Kocot-Tomblin, Noelle
Jun 01 - Aug 02
Online
Summer 2020
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