Writing Short Fiction (2036LHS)

This course focuses on techniques used in the writing of contemporary short fiction. It provides students with an understanding of technical aspects of writing in several genres, styles and viewpoints in the short story form, and approaches short fiction from a variety of perspectives such as history, aesthetics, and print and digital cultures. The purpose of the course is to develop an enhanced understanding of contemporary short fiction while promoting the student's ability to write engaging short stories. Students will have opportunity to develop skills and knowledge applicable to a range of publishing outcomes and will be provided with a supportive environment for producing a folio of original work reflecting their development during the semester.

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level

Undergraduate

Student contribution band

Band 1

Usually available

Gold Coast Trimester 1Nathan Trimester 1

Course offerings and timetables

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
25 February 2019
Last day to add a course
10 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
24 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
28 April 2019

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (11013) Open Thursday 08:00 - 08:50
Weeks 1 - 7, 8 - 12
G06 1.04
Academic 2
Gold Coast Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend one Seminar
Seminar (15024) Open Friday 11:00 - 12:50
Weeks 1 - 7, 8 - 12
G11 3.60
Learning Commons
Gold Coast Campus
Seminar (15023) Open Friday 08:00 - 09:50
Weeks 1 - 7, 8 - 12
G16 1.13
Clinical Sciences 2
Gold Coast Campus
Seminar (15022) Full Thursday 10:00 - 11:50
Weeks 1 - 7, 8 - 12
G01 3.25
Academic 1
Gold Coast Campus

Convenor

Key dates

Course start date
25 February 2019
Last day to add a course
10 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
24 March 2019
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
28 April 2019

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (11014) Monday 14:00 - 14:50
Weeks 1 - 7, 8 - 12
N29 0.06
Northern Theatres3/4/5 Complex
Nathan Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend one Seminar
Seminar (15027) Open Monday 11:00 - 12:50
Weeks 1 - 7, 8 - 12
N53 -1.23
Willett Centre
Nathan Campus
Seminar (15026) Full Tuesday 10:00 - 11:50
Weeks 1 - 7, 8 - 12
N53 0.64
Willett Centre
Nathan Campus
Seminar (15025) Tuesday 13:00 - 14:50
Weeks 1 - 7, 8 - 12
N53 0.65
Willett Centre
Nathan Campus