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PWRI 4500 - The Writing Life: Concepts, Practices, and Professionalism

This course aims to provide aspiring writers a basic knowledge of the creative and professional tools they will need to succeed, whatever their individual goals or life situation. This course tackles questions and challenges common to all writers at one time or another. Primary considerations include: What exactly does it mean to be a writer? What are my motivations for wanting to write? How can I identify and prioritize writing projects? How do I move my writing projects forward from concept to completion? These primary challenges require writers to narrow their creative focus and to cultivate habits of thought and behavior that sustain creative efforts in a world full of distractions, obligations, and competing claims on their time.


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Summer - Combined/Hybrid Methodologies (CRN - 1796)

Schedule Information

  • CRN: 1796
  • Instructor: Lambert, Page
  • Credits: 4
  • Date/Time: R - 06/15 - 08/17, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Delivery: HYBRID
  • Location: STURM HALL 275 / ONLINE

NOTE: This course is being run in an alternative format.

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This course is a hybrid, which means a combination of online and on-campus teaching with six weeks of on-campus intruction and four weeks of online instruction. The dates for the course are as follows: On-Campus: 6/15, 6/22, 6/29, 7/20, 7/27, and 8/17 Online: 7/6, 7/13, 8/3, 8/10

Please check Canvas one week before class begins for any pre-class assignments; https://canvas.du.edu

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