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Do you have stories in you that simply need to be shared? Poems that need to be written? The creative writing major at UW-Eau Claire offers writers a unique opportunity to focus on the craft of writing with the support and instruction of an array of well-published and award-winning faculty. The most successful creative writing students often maintain certain attributes and characteristics, and if the following are true of you, then creative writing might just be the perfect fit:
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Jordan Niles, English creative writing majorWe live in an age where critical thinking is the most valuable, yet most condemned, asset. It is the duty of the writers to view the world with a critical eye and ask, “Why?” This is why the English program here is great: we are introduced to diverse ideas, and are asked to be critical of the texts and theories we examine. I believe that all students should take an English course, if not an English major.
Michael Perry is a New York Times bestselling author, humorist, singer/songwriter, and self-professed amateur pig farmer. It's a different path than he may have thought he would take when he graduated from UW-Eau Claire with a nursing degree in 1987. But as he tells us, what he learned in nursing college, combined with a love for writing he discovered in a creative writing class, made him realize he could be a healer AND a humorist.Life changing class
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