The Creative Writing Experience
EXD 330-7 The Creative Writing Experience
3 Hours Humanities or Communication Skills
Instructor: Richard Dice
*Completion time: 3 months minimum, 6 months maximum.
The overall purpose of this course is to introduce the beginning student to the fundamentals
of creative writing (primarily fiction) through a series of reading assignments and
- To introduce the beginning student to the fundamental concepts of creative writing
(primarily fiction), i.e., setting, characterization, dialogue, suspense techniques,
flashbacks, point of view, etc.
- To equip the student with a vocabulary for discussing/critiquing the creative writing
of others as well as his/her own work.
- To provide the beginning student with the necessary skills to write a poem or short