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Creative Writing Minor

A Creative Writing Minor at Grace College will explore the ins and outs of literature and writing. As you consider an array of colleges with Creative Writing Minors near you in the midwest, be assured that when you find your way to Winona Lake, Indiana, you will discover a top college for Creative Writing taught with a Christian worldview. A Creative Writing Degree will help you make workable connections between critical thinking and ethical reading, preparing you to weigh questions and create conversation in a Christian college context. 

This program is for you if you are serious about creating an impact in a Creative Writing career. With a Creative Writing Minor, you will be required to get real-world experience ensuring you are equipped for jobs in editing, writing, digital copywriting, and countless other areas. 

In this program you will take classes such as: Writing for Publication, Creative Writing & Workshop, Intermediate Fiction, Intermediate Poetry, and Selected Topics in Creative Writing.

These classes will deepen your understanding on literature and writing, in addition creativity is at the forefront of its purpose through using imagination, and innovation to tell a story using strong written visuals with an emotional impact, like in poetry writing, short story writing, novel writing and more.

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Creative Writing is a Good Fit for Those Who Are:

  • Vivid Imagination
  • Effficient
  • Self-Discipline
  • Organized
  • Curious
  • Optimistic
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