CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP
|Credit:||3.0 units of USC credit|
|Recommended:||International students who are non-native English speakers should have a TOEFL score of 100 or better|
New to creative writing, or haven’t tried it yet? Experience the intensive yet inspiring environment of a writers’ workshop. Learn four different literary forms and analyze the literary techniques of accomplished authors in these forms. Through your own study and input from fellow workshop participants, you will learn to “read as a writer” and “write for a reader.” Above all else, this course will encourage you to experiment in order to define and refine your own voice.
- Produce a portfolio of your own work, including a polished personal essay suitable for college applications
- Experience the environment of a writing workshop, including peer review
Topics of Study:
- Personal Essay
- Flash Fiction
- Short Story
- Literary techniques of accomplished authors
Watch the video below to meet the faculty and learn more about the "Writer's Life" experience students will have.