Writing

PWR 327 Introduction to Fiction Writing (3 credits)

Course Description

An introductory course concentrating on the instruction and practice of writing fiction. The course is taken through a partnership between Jerry Jenkins Writers Guild and Taylor University. No online component: Students receive the initial writing materials and submit work via email. Prerequisite: PWR323

This course may transfer as an English course. Please check with your home institution to verify the transferability.

Learning Results

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will:
• Understand the writing craft as it pertains to writing works of fiction
• Gain an understanding of different styles and techniques of fiction writing
• Become a competent self-editor

Textbooks

All required material is obtained through Jerry Jenkins Writers Guild.

Learning Documentation

This course consists of 13 assignments, and no exams.

Learning Evaluation

Assignments are graded by JJWG mentor-professors who are experienced writers and teachers. The final grade is submitted to and transcripted by Taylor University.

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