Students enrolled in course code ABAB or LBLA must have completed two of the following units: ACP1055 Story: Transforming the Blank Page, ACP2081 Writing from the Edge: Narrative Non-fiction, ACP2082 Script and Screen, ACP2086 Impossible Worlds: Fiction and Genre, ACP2087 News and Social Media.
|1.||Analyse and critique contemporary theoretical and cultural ideas related to creative writing;|
|2.||Exemplify critical and theoretical ideas through their own writing;|
|3.||Evaluate and reflect on professional and creative writing texts through a theoretical lens;|
|4.||Appraise and debate the application of a major area of theory to writing practice; and|
|5.||Identify and review potential target markets for publication.|
|Essay||Write an analytical or theoretical essay based on one of the key concepts and/or theories explored in the unit (1250 words)||30%|
|Creative Works||A creative work in a genre of the student’s own choice in response to key themes and concepts presented in the unit. (2000 words)||30%|
|Other||In this assessment students are asked to resubmit their Creative Work having taken into consideration their tutor’s feedback. (500 words)||40%|
Essentials of the Theory of Fiction
Hoffman, M and Murphy (ed) 2005
Duke University Press, Durham
How Fiction works
Wood, James 2008
Strauss and Giroux, New York
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