Writing Profession, Introduction to
Introduces students to writing as a profession. Students learn about the different career paths available to writers though meeting, interviewing, and writing about a range of working writers. They are introduced to, and practice, various forms of writing, and begin to develop a sense of their own interests and preferences. They learn to collaborate with each other, and to practice skillful revisions that lead to a portfolio. The course also addresses some of the basics of written English.