IMF 55200 Creative Nonfiction Craft Foundations

This course is an in-depth study of foundational craft elements for writing literary creative nonfiction. Elements include essay structure for traditional narrative and lyric essays; techniques for development of self as character and effective description; use of dialogue and summary; and inclusion of light learning and research. Includes theory and application through writing exercises. This course is highly recommended for students declaring a Creative Nonfiction emphasis for the MFA in Writing degree.