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Classy Talk with Nancy Kress | Fall 2014

What is the title of your class? Fiction Critique What’s one thing you hope your students will take away from the class? The ability to see the essential elements and overall structure of a story—what must be there for fiction…

Fiction Critique

The best way to learn to write fiction is to do it, receive informed and constructive feedback, and then revise. Each student will bring one manuscript of up to 8,000 words (either stand-alone story or the beginning of a novel)…

Classy Talk with Nancy Kress

What is the title of your class? The Short Story for Beginners People should take this class if… …you have always wanted to write fiction but somehow never got around to it. Now you have an idea for a story,…

The Short Story for Beginners

Have you ever wanted to write a short story but aren’t sure how to go about it? Bring an idea — even a vague idea — to this course and learn how to turn it, step by step, into a story. With lectures, examples, and exercises, we will cover the basics of short story writing, including developing a plot, writing that first scene, creating interesting characters, intensifying conflict, writing the climax, and polishing the final draft. At each step, you will share your progress with — and get feedback from — the instructor and your beta-readers: the rest of the class.

Classy Talk with Nancy Kress

What is the title of your class? Technique and Critique for Fiction People should take this class if…

Classy Talk with Nancy Kress

Nancy Kress is teaching a class, “Creating Memorable Characters” at Richard Hugo House this spring. She took some time to answer some questions for us.