Jun 07, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog Mid-Year Supplement 
    
2019-2020 Catalog Mid-Year Supplement

ENGL 211 - Intro to Horror Writing (3)


In this course, students will learn how to construct a horror premise, create atmosphere, and complete a final product. The course will allow for exploration of individual voice and sub-genre selection. Length impacts will be discussed as a matter of course; however, short stories and sample chapters of a full-length piece will be graded. Beginning with a review of popular authors in the horror genre and an exercise in reading and comparing authors of a similar sub-genre, students will understand their preferences and why they have them. An overall understanding of story construction as it pertains to horror fiction, to include character development, tone, and the use of dialogue, will be amassed by the completion of the course.

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 101 - ~Written English (3)