Spring 2014 Creative Writing Class Schedule

ENG 221

Introduction to Creative Writing

Want to take your creative writing to the next level?  Learn the art and craft of creative writing.  Explore the basic building blocks of creative writing that create the foundations for prose and poetry.  Discussions, in class exercises, out of class writing assignments and workshops will increase your creativity and your craft 

ENG 221-101 Creative Writing I       M 6:00-8:45pm Chris Ransick  ENG 221-102 Creative Writing I       MW 1:00-2:15pm Kathryn Winograd 


ENG 222

Creative Writing II

Discover the creative process from new angles. Explore the complex relationships between writers, readers, and the material that is their currency. Designed for fiction writers, poets, essayists, and scriptwriters who take their work seriously and seek insightful, informed criticism. Discussions and workshops will sharpen the writer’s command of language, tone, and detail, and will hone the ability to revise original work to meet the standards acceptable for publication.

Chris Ransick Wed, Jan 22-May 7*, 2:30-5:15 p.m. Littleton Campus 


ENG 230

Creative Non-Fiction

Considered the “fourth” genre, Creative Nonfiction is the journey of the “I” and the “eye” through essay and memoir. Learn how the elements of journalism, fiction and poetry can enrich your nonfiction writing. Work on the personal essay, memoir, personal reportage and the lyric essay through readings, exercises and peer workshops. Explore the publishing venues that invite this work.

Kathryn Winograd Mon, Jan 27-May 12*, 5:30-8:15 p.m. Littleton Campus


ENG 231

Progenitor Art and Literary Journal Staff

Each spring, a dedicated staff of students and Community Ed members create ACCs Progenitor from the ground up. Learn the world of publishing from behind the scenes and produce ACCs award-winning print and online journal.  Literary and art-minded people of all skills and experience are welcome to join our staff. Contact Kathryn Winograd at kathryn.winograd@arapahoe.edu

Kathryn Winograd Tue/Thu, Jan 21-May 8, 1-2:15 p.m.* Littleton Campus


ENG 238

Writing the Novel I Workshop

Writing a novel—a beguiling, exciting, and elusive goal that drives the narrative writer to the furthest reach of his or her potential. Whether you’ve always dreamed of tackling this challenge or are just curious about exploring the novel form, this course provides structure and coaching in how to build narrative arc and develop a literary novel, produce a chapter chart, character sketches, and novel chapters.

Chris Ransick Mon, Feb 10-May 12*, 2:30-5:15 p.m.           Littleton Campus