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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: $500.60* (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: Jessica Westhead

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

Distance Course Outline (subject to change)

Fall 2018
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet 15 Sep 2018-17 Nov 2018
Winter 2019
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet 14 Jan 2019-16 Mar 2019
Spring/Summer 2019
Priority enrolment is open through RAMSS only for students registered in certificate programs. Regular enrolment begins on February 25, 2019.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet04 May 2019 - 06 Jul 2019

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