Aug 18, 2022  
2013-2014 Course Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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55-4321 Advanced Science Fiction Writing Workshop


Workshop course builds on the original science fiction class, focusing on writing skills and techniques unique to the genre. Students practice generating story ideas, tempering imagination with logic, thinking in terms of the future and its multiple possibilities, selecting appropriate characters, and constructing plausible plots. Readings include collected short stories of science fiction master Alfred Bester and individual works by Robert Heinlein, C.M. Kornbluth, and others.

4 Credits
Requisites PREREQUISITES: 55-4311 Science Fiction Writing  COREQUISITES: 55-1101 Fiction Writing I  or 55-4101 Fiction Writing I 



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