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MFA Course Descriptions

IMF 55100
Fiction Craft Foundations

Instructor: Christopher Candice

Class Type: Craft

Course Description: 

This course is an in-depth study of foundational craft elements for writing fiction. Topics include: characterization, point-of-view, plot/structure/narrative, style, and voice. Includes theory and application through creative writing exercises, focused discussions of applicable short stories, and two full-length creative projects. Fulfills foundations class requirement for students declaring a Fiction emphasis for the MFA in Writing degree.

Textbook:

Creating Fiction
Checkoway
ISBN 9781884910517

Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301