ENGL 206: Intermediate Fiction Writing

This course builds on the short story writing skills introduced in ENGL 130. Exercises allow students to develop the beginning, middle, and end of stories, to work with imagery, and to listen for their own voice and style. In addition to these exercises, students write two complete short stories and revise one.

Prerequisites: a second-semester college-level composition course and ENGL 130 or permission of instructor

Required Texts:

  • Burroway, Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft, 9th edition (2014), ISBN 978-0321923165
  • Cassill and Bausch, The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction, 7th edition (2005), ISBN 978-0393926118

View a sample course syllabus.

Contact the Friday Center at CCO@unc.edu with any questions or for more information.

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