This online creative writing course is an introduction to the art of composing fiction and poetry. Students submit independent creative work to the instructor and to their classmates for feedback and read and respond to their classmates' writing. All writings and course materials are shared electronically via website and email. The course is designed to help students write regularly and to enjoy writing. By sharing work in progress, students learn from and support one another and develop critical judgment. They also practice computer and internet skills and become comfortable working online.
This is a limited-enrolment course for which students may not pre-register. Admission is by permission of the Department based on assessment of writing samples. Early submission is encouraged.
The online postings of student writing will be the primary texts for this course.
Permission of the department. Admission is based on writing samples. Email your student number and a non-rhyming poem or short story, to EnglishDept@queensu.ca. Be sure to identify the course for which you are applying in your email. Early submission is encouraged. The instructor will be accepting submissions until the course is filled. Successful applicants will be notified by the instructor.