Creative Writing 1: Building the Story

Course Code: BCPW 2000

Academic Year: 2023-2024

This course explores the art and craft of creating compelling stories in both fiction and creative nonfiction forms. Through a series of lectures, guest speakers, assigned readings and in-class writing assignments, students develop their knowledge and skills regarding key elements of these forms, including character and setting, narrative structure, imagery and point of view. In addition to analyzing published works, students generate ideas and material for further development in the complementary co-requisite course, Creative Lab 1.