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Students will learn the fundamentals of writing and critiquing fiction in a variety of forms such as flash fiction and minimalist fiction with the short story at the core. Students will learn to work with elements of fiction such as narration, POV, and character, and to shape language to convey meaning. Students will present their work in a workshop format and discuss fiction by established authors. Beginning workshops in other genres are encouraged but not required.