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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CWWR 952</span>

CWWR 952 Creative Travel Writing


Course series
Communication & Design Program Area


Duration: 25 Hours
Fee: $486.02* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment; HST Included.)
Available through Distance Education


"What am I doing here?" was the late travel writer Bruce Chatwin's guiding question. Creative travel writing, as practised by such noted writers as Bill Bryson, Mary Morris, and Paul Theroux, is more than a catalogue of places visited, buses missed, and cathedrals toured. It is the story of the author's relationship to place; it is both outer and inner journey. In this workshop you will be taken through exercises designed to trigger memory, sharpen your powers of observation, and create travel stories and articles using techniques borrowed from the craft of fiction: characterization, description, dialogue, etc. Beginning writers are welcome.

Note: Instructor: Ann Ireland

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

Distance Course Outline (subject to change)

Fall 2017
Enrolment for Fall 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.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet16 Sep 2017 - 18 Nov 2017
Winter 2018
This term is not yet open for enrolment via the Shopping Cart. Priority enrolment for certificate students for this term begins on August 14, 2018. Regular enrolment begins on August 28, 2018.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet 15 Jan 2018-17 Mar 2018
Spring/Summer 2018
This term is not yet open for enrolment via the Shopping Cart. Priority enrolment for certificate students for this term begins on February 12, 2018. Regular enrolment begins on February 26, 2018.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet 05 May 2018-07 Jul 2018

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