• 2016: A Character Journey

      Bloomfield, Georgina Kate (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      It has always been standard practice for protagonists in screenplays to develop over the course of the story. The character development is even more significant in character arc centred stories, in which the protagonist ...
    • Bottle Money and, The Audience’s Expectations of the Mystery Drama

      Tyler, Rebekah Emily (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      The objective of my exegesis is twofold. Firstly I want to explore the key elements of the mystery drama in an attempt to write a screenplay that lives up to the expectations of the genre’s audience because, “constant ...
    • A Consideration of My Thesis "A Door to Eternity and Other Stories", and the Genre

      Turnock, Paul (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      Young boys explore the limits, sisters dance on a lawn, teens flutter their wings, and yes, young adults indulge in Shenanigins. Adults are none the wiser and fall off the rails, some make disastrous mistakes. Perhaps the ...
    • A Curious Greed

      Free, Ian Laing (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      This volume contains an Exegesis and a Creative Thesis, in this order. The Exegesis is an academic essay on the process used to produce the Thesis, which is a memoir. The memoir had its origin in a desire to explore the ...
    • An Eye for the Mane Chance: Blurring Lines and Challenging Tropes in the Modern Fantasy Novel

      Haggath, Katie Louise (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      Avis has anger issues, and one of the things that makes her angry, and very confused, is the fact that her brain insists on telling her that the people around her aren’t human. Her coffee server is an elf, her lawyer is a ...
    • Fantasy: A Journey Through The Genre

      Kaur, Aradhna (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      This project looks at the creation of a fantasy world and the fantasy genre in films, and analyses it as a whole. The fantasy genre is often seen as a means of escapism and is many times overlooked in terms of storytelling. ...
    • Hanging out Eggshells

      Powell, Kirsty Joan (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      Hanging Our Eggshells is a New Zealand historical literary fiction novel, detailing the lives of three generations of New Zealand rural women, each woman carries the scars of a war that they never fought directly. A gripping ...
    • Interesting Times

      Anderson, Alexander Drew (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Chinese Town is the thesis component for a Masters in Creative Writing project. It is accompanied by the exegesis Interesting Times. Chinese Town is a work of literary fiction set in rural New Zealand. Chinese Town begins ...
    • Modern Indian English Novel

      Falki, Hanadi (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      The creative thesis titled ‘The Price of Our Silence’ is a realistic fictional novel that taps into the world of the growing 3D Stereoscopic Production Companies in India. The novel traces the lives of the young ...
    • This Ordinary Light

      Sinclair, Alexandra (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      This Ordinary Light is the second draft of a fictional novel. It tells the story of Ella, who finds herself institutionalised for alcohol dependency and psychological issues. There she meets Richard, a psychiatrist, who ...
    • World Building on an Urban Scale

      Searancke, Alisha (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      Hunter’s Moon, is a work of Urban Fantasy, set in the near future in New Zealand. While World Building on an Urban Scale, focuses on the main differences of the two genres, and how these differences would affect me as a ...