Students will learn various processes of brainstorming and composing excellent writing. Students will read various examples of excellent creative writing in novels, poetry, and stories. Students will write poetry, personal and fictional narratives, autobiographical pieces, children’s lit, and essays. Students will use imagery to enhance the effectiveness and develop a personal, individual style with a natural voice. Students will use appropriate language and style for a specific audience and purpose. Students will choose words effectively and learn to workshop with peers and learn to edit one’s own papers. Students will learn to vary sentence structure.
No prerequisites class required unless stated in the course description.