IMF 55100 Fiction Craft Foundations

This course is an in-depth study of foundational craft elements for writing literary short fiction. Elements include short story structure and plot arc; use of first, second, and third person in fiction; techniques for character development and effective description; use of dialogue; use of flashback scenes; and study of experimental fiction techniques. Includes theory and application through writing exercises. This course is highly recommended for students declaring a Fiction emphasis for the MFA in Writing degree.