ENGH 497: Topics in Creative Writing

ENGH 497-001: Novel Writing: Popular Genres
(Fall 2022)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM R

Music Theater Building 1008

Section Information for Fall 2022

For students writing or ready to write novel length works in Mystery, Horror, Science Fiction, or Fantasy, with weekly workshops of original work and craft discussions. Space is limited, and permission of instructor is required.

Please send a one to two sentence logline for your proposed novel to lscott@gmu.edu, along with your G#. Priority consideration will be given to students in the BFA or Creative Writing concentration in the BA who have not yet taken a novel writing class.

ENGH 497 001 enrollment is controlled. Please contact Professor Scott (lscott@gmu.edu) for permission to register.

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Intensive practice in creative writing and study of creative process. Workshop course. Concentrates on specialized literary type other than short story or poetry such as playwriting, screenwriting, children's literature, travel literature, autobiography, gothic novel, or translation. Notes: For students already writing original creative work. Students must submit typed manuscript at least one week before registration. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 12 credits.
Specialized Designation: Topic Varies
Recommended Prerequisite: ENGH 396 or equivalent and manuscript review. Enrollment is controlled. Contact instructor for manuscript guidelines.
Schedule Type: Lec/Sem #1, Lec/Sem #2, Lec/Sem #3, Lec/Sem #4, Lec/Sem #5, Lec/Sem #6, Lec/Sem #7, Lec/Sem #8, Lec/Sem #9, Lecture, Sem/Lec #10, Sem/Lec #11, Sem/Lec #12, Sem/Lec #13, Sem/Lec #14, Sem/Lec #15, Sem/Lec #16, Sem/Lec #17, Sem/Lec #18
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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