Discover the ways in which science fiction and fantasy impose special constraints: to create a believable and complete alternative universe.  Explore the variations, opportunities and solutions to the problems of plot, characterization, setting, dialogue, and voice that these genres demand.


  • Examples of classic and contemporary science fiction and fantasy
  • Various approaches to the unique problems posed by science fiction and fantasy
  • The possibilities inherent in building “other” worlds in which fiction can take place


Come prepared to share your writing, opinions and perspectives with the class.

All that is required is a little creativity and curiosity.


Applies Towards the Following Certificates


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