Introduction to Fiction

Schools of Public Engagement: Writing Program

Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Degree Students
Introduction to Fiction
Spring 2023
Taught By: Lisa Freedman
Section: A

CRN: 1128

Credits: 3

This course is intended to encourage and guide students who are starting to explore the many creative possibilities fiction affords. Through reading assignments, writing exercises, and discussions, we consider character development, dialogue, point of view, and significant detail. Attention is also paid to recognizing good ideas, developing stories, finding the best structure, and honing one's own unique voice. The majority of class time is spent reviewing projects by students, which are workshopped on a weekly basis. Readings include selections from some of the most essential fiction writers of our moment.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: Writing Program (NWRW)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: Online - Asynchronous

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: February 5, 2023 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 8:54am EST 1/27/2023

Meeting Info:
Building: Online Course
Room: 999
Date Range: 1/23/2023 - 5/17/2023