Creative Writing

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Ryan Stone


BA, English, University of Central Missouri
MFA, Creative Writing, University of Missouri - St. Louis

Courses Taught:

CRW 150 Introduction to Creative Writing
CRW 170 Introduction to Writing Fiction
CRW 176 Writing Narrative for Video Games
CRW 200 Readings for Writers
CRW 201 Portfolio
CRW 298 Special Projects
ENG 101 First-Year Composition
ENG 102 First-Year Composition

Teaching/Research Interests:

Fostering creative growth and creative thinking in the creative writing classroom; the creative writing workshop; games and narratology; RPG video game narrative

Teaching Philosophy:

My teaching philosophy involves building community and trust in the creative writing workshop to allow students the environment needed to explore creative process.

Professional Activities:

PVCC Residential Faculty since 2015
Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Southwest Regional Chair
Voting Member, AWP Board of Directors
Member, Creative Writing Studies Organization
Member, Association of Writers and Writing Programs