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Advanced Fiction Writing: The Novel

ENGL 115.302
M 5-8:00

In this course, students will make progress on a novel project. The course is ideal for those who have already thought about and have likely started their projects. Each week there will be selected readings from contemporary novels in addition to craft essays. Each student will be expected to turn in a novel outline and two novel excerpt submissions (each submission 20 pages). By the end of the course, students should expect to have a polished outline as well as 40 pages of workshopped novel material. Permit from the instructor is required. Please submit a writing sample to

fulfills requirements
Elective of the Standard Major