Creative Writing is a course in which students discover, analyze, and apply the methods and styles used in various forms of fiction, creative nonfiction, drama, and poetry. It emphasizes experimentation and practice, and it encourages students to take cues from published writers and poets. Students express themselves while learning various genres and their respective writing rules. Students also explore related topics, including word choice, diction, form, editing, idea generation, and other skills useful in nonfiction writing. Students do a great deal of writing in this course.