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Creative Writing II (LLWRC 825)

LLWRC825Taught in a workshop format, this course will get your creative juices flowing as we expand on topics covered in Creative Writing: voice, tone, point of view and use of tense along with journeying into literary elements such as metaphor and simile, symbolism, structure, and others. This class is a fun way to build and develop the skills in an encouraging and supportive environment. Come prepared to read, write, and talk. This course is designed and required to be taken following Creative Writing (LLWRC 780).


Monday Nights (6 sessions)
March 19th - April 23rd, 2018
6:30-8:30 p.m.

University of Utah Annex Building
1901 E South Campus Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Class Resources

Syllabus (Fall 2018)

Weekly Lecture Notes and Materials:

Week 1: Story Elements

Lecture Slides - Week 1

Character Questionnaire

Johnny's Character Sheet

Standard Manuscript Format

The Waking, Theodore Roethke

Week 2: Building Blocks

Lecture Slides - Week 2

Scene & Sequel

Hills Like White Elephants, Ernest Hemingway

Week 3: Structure

Lecture Slides - Week 3

Scene Outline Worskheet

There Will Come Soft Rains, Ray Bradbury

Week 4: Supports


Week 5: Sharing


Week 6: A Life of Letters



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Word (docx), pdf, and Scrivener Template