National University




ENG401 Fiction Workshop

Lead Faculty: Dr. John J. Miller

Course Description

An advanced course in writing fiction. Students will analyze sophisticated principles of fiction writing, evaluating different strategies for successful fiction, including non-traditional approaches. Students will write and revise advanced level original work, and provide rigorous feedback for their peers in a workshop setting.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop an original fictional voice.
  • Effectively apply a sophisticated and informed understanding of elements of fiction to the process of revision.
  • Produce a polished original short story or chapter of a novel.
  • Effectively apply a sophisticated and informed understanding of elements of fiction to analyze the work of others and provide useful critical suggestions for improving that work.

Prerequisite