This course expands upon the content covered in ENG 329. Students will continue to develop strategies for choosing point of view and creating characters. They will explore the appropriate uses of exposition, learn techniques to control pacing, and reflect upon the importance of word choice. Students will practice writing effective dialogue and evaluate how it differs from everyday conversation. Students will also study methods for conveying a story with brevity and creativity and demonstrate their knowledge by writing 'short short' and 'postcard' stories. In addition, they will study and practice techniques for creating effective story endings. Throughout the course, students will continue to practice their skills in constructive criticism, by reading and evaluating the work of their peers and other writers.