Workshop approach to various forms of creative writing, with emphasis determined by year and instructor. 2016- 17 offering will focus on the area of Young Adult Fiction. Students study examples of successful YA fiction in the current marketplace, including but not limited to The Hunger Games, Eleanor and Park, and Code Name Verity, in order to explore and recreate the defining qualities of the various sub-genres. Completion of three polished chapters and a full plot synopsis. Individual conferences in addition to in-class meetings. Prerequisite: Grade of B- or better in Writing 101, or permission of instructor.