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CRWR 152 Introduction to Creative Nonfiction

Effective date: January 2017

This course offers students an opportunity to develop their skills in writing major creative nonfiction forms, such as features, memoir, travel, personal essay, history, and social analysis. Students will write creative nonfiction in a style that is as accurate and informative as reportage, yet as provocative and dramatic as fiction.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 1 lab hour per week
Related programs
English
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

CRWR 154 Introduction to Fiction

Effective date: January 2017

In this course, students develop their skills in writing prose fiction, especially short stories. Students examine elements such as characterization, plot, dialogue, setting, point of view, openings and endings, and theme in the development of original stories. Students will prepare to share their work with an audience.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 1 lab hour per week
Related programs
English
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

CRWR 155 Introduction to Personal Narrative

Effective date: January 2017

Find your voice as a writer and learn to tell meaningful, compelling stories based on your experience and the experiences of those in your community. You will learn to focus on sensory details and memories so they can be shaped into a story, personal essay, memoir, poem or monologue. You will participate in an inclusive writing community of Canadian, Indigenous and international voices and perspectives and investigate how stories are shaped by the social and cultural context of the times.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 1 lab hour per week
Related programs
English
Tuition
$518.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

CRWR 156 Introduction to Poetry

Effective date: January 2017

In this course, students develop their skills in the composition of poetry. Students will study and practice elements such as traditional and experimental forms, figurative language, and the creation of voice. Students will prepare to share their work with an audience.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 1 lab hour per week
Related programs
English
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

CRWR 157 Writing Fiction for Children and Youth

Effective date: January 2017

In this creative writing course, students will develop skills in writing fiction for children and youth. The elements of plot, characterization, dialogue, setting, point of view, and theme will be studied. Students will prepare a story outline, plot treatment and character sketches for a chapter book or young adult novel.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 1 lab hour per week
Related programs
English
Tuition
$446.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

CRWR 158 Introduction to Scriptwriting

Effective date: January 2017

In this course, students will develop skills in writing scripts for various media (e.g., dramatic production, comics, and film). Students will examine elements such as effective dialogue, characterization, sub-text, plot structure, and staging.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 1 lab hour per week
Related programs
English
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

CRWR 159 Editing and Publishing

Effective date: January 2017

In this course, students gain theoretical and practical skills and experience related to the editing and publishing of creative works (such as their fiction, nonfiction, poetry, scriptwriting, or graphic novels). Topics include structural and copy editing, manuscript preparation, and publishing demands in a variety of media including online, print, and on-demand formats. This course is suitable for creative writers and for students wishing to improve their skills in editing, making a pitch, self-publishing, public readings, and building an author platform through social media.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 1 lab hour per week
Related programs
English
Tuition
$518.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

CRWR 252 Creative Nonfiction 2

Effective date: September 2016

Students focus on writing in one or two genres of creative non-fiction, such as features, memoir, travel, personal essay, biography, literary journalism, food writing, or historical and social analysis. Topics will vary each term, using a workshop approach. Writing for profession or enjoyment, students will work towards publication-quality pieces.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 1 lab hour per week
Related programs
English
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

CRWR 254 Advanced Fiction

Effective date: January 2017

In this course, students further develop their skills in writing prose fiction. Students will strengthen their ability to structure scenes, build narratives, create characters, experiment with point of view, develop style and voice, and prepare stories for publication.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 1 lab hour per week
Related programs
English
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

CRWR 256 Poetry 2

Effective date: September 2016

This course offers students with strong writing ability and experience in poetry an advanced workshop to sharpen their technique. CRWR 256 focuses on developing the student’s ability to work with traditional and experimental forms, to create a personal voice, to perform poetry aloud, and to prepare poetry for publication.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 1 lab hour per week
Related programs
English
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

CRWR 258 Advanced Scriptwriting

Effective date: September 2016

This course offers students a chance to explore and refine their skills and goals in writing for stage or screen. CRWR 258 focuses on developing a student’s ability to craft scenarios with workable conflicts, to create character, to use subtext effectively, and to prepare a script for production.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours and 1 lab hour per week
Related programs
English
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

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