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ENG 125 - Creative Writing  

This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to practice the art of creative writing.
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Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain; Edcon (Adapted by)
Call Number: PE 1126 .N43 2008
ISBN: 9780931334290
Publication Date: 2008-01-01
Bring the Classics To Life. These novels have been adapted into 10 short chapters that will excite the reluctant reader as well as the enthusiastic one. Key words are defined and used in context. Multiple-choice questions require the student to recall specific details, sequence the events, draw inferences from story context, develop another name for the chapter, and choose the main idea. Let the Classics introduce Kipling, Stevenson, and H.G. Wells. Your students will embrace the notion of Crusoe's lonely reflections, the psychological reactions of a Civil War soldier at Chancellorsville, and the tragedy of the Jacobite Cause in 18th Century Scotland. In our society, knowledge of these Classics is a cultural necessity. Improves fluency, vocabulary and comprehension.

 

Creative Writing I

ENG 125 is designed to provide students with the opportunity to practice the art of creative writing and to learn to critique their own writing as well as the writing of others. Emphasis is placed on the following four genres.

  • Short Story
  • Poetry
  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Drama

Craft of Writing

Creative writing resources to explore.

  • Creative Writers Opportunities List
    Daily email listserv for job notices, submissions and contest information for writers of fiction, poetry and nonfiction.
  • NewPages
    This site updates a weekly list of literary magazines, writing conferences, and publishers looking for creative submissions.
  • Poets and Writers
    Find out about literary journals, magazines, and contests and how to submit your work; How to determine which magazines and journals to submit to; Poets and Writers Guide to: book deals, literary agents, and MFA programs
    Information on residences and artist colonies; Find writing prompts and exercises; and Writer interviews and biographies.
  • The Paris Review Interview Collection
    Search for interviews with famous authors and poets. The archive shares wisdom from modern to contemporary authors.
  • Poetry Foundation
    Find author and poet biographies; search for works by poet or by poem; and get recent updates from the poetry world.
  • Poets.org
    Find author and poet biographies and search for works by poet or by poem.
  • Brain Pickings
    Useful tips on writing from bestseller authors; weekly articles on writing and books, and fiction, poetry, and memoir reviews.
  • Duotrope
    Find small presses, literary journals, and magazines to submit original fiction, non-fiction, and poetry; find out about deadlines, fees, and journal aesthetics, and track your submissions.
 

The Write Stuff: The Essentials of Becoming a Writer

-From Films on Demand

Learn from authors what it takes to become a writer.

 

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