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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CWWR 420</span>

CWWR 420 Novel Writing - Level I


Course series
Communication & Design Program Area


Duration: 25 Hours
Fee: $462.88* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment; HST Included.)


"Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass." -Anton Chekhov The course includes thoughtful discussion of the elements of novel writing: inspiration and the sustaining of ideas, plotting, setting, character, and point of view. Students will receive feedback on their work from both the class and the teacher. Each class will be structured around writing exercises to build practical skills, a discussion of student manuscripts, as well as a lesson on important facets of narrative technique. Students will learn how to build a novel narrative (a novel outline) and how to write scenically (one strong chapter). Beginning writers welcome.

Note: Instructors: Susan Glickman (Fall and Spring terms) and Cordelia Strube (Winter term).

To find out more about your instructor, see the Writing Workshop Instructor Biographies.

Fall 2016
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Classroom Delivery Option
Monday6:30 PM - 9:00 PM 12 Sep 2016-26 Nov 2016
Winter 2017
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Classroom Delivery Option
Monday6:30 PM - 9:00 PM 16 Jan 2017-20 Mar 2017
Spring/Summer 2017
Enrolment for Spring/Summer 2017 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.Due to Congress 2017, there will be no undergraduate, graduate, or Chang School on campus classes from Saturday, May 27 to Friday, June 2, 2017. Distance courses will not be affected and will run as scheduled.
Classroom Delivery Option
Monday6:30 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.01 May 2017 - 10 Jul 2017

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