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Hugo House: Your best source for online writing classes in Seattle and around the world.

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All classes are in Pacific Time. All classes will take place on Zoom or our asynchronous learning platform, Wet Ink, through Spring quarter 2021.

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Spring Registration Dates

All registrations open at 10:30 am

$500+ Donor Registration (by phone only): March 8
Member Registration: March 9
General Registration: March 16

Early Bird Pricing March 8 through March 22:

  • $10 off classes that are one to three sessions
  • $20 off classes that are four to eight sessions
  • $30 off classes that are ten sessions or more

Early bird pricing will automatically apply at checkout. 

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Building Plot and Character Though Place

All Levels | There are stories that create place so palpably you can feel it scratch the souls of your feet—where setting is not just a literary device or decorative prop, but a dynamic feature, where each valley is imbued…

Course Type: 1 Session  |   Instructor: Naseem Rakha

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Start Date: 04/24/2021 – 10:00 am
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Naseem Rakha

Naseem Rakha is an award winning author and journalist. She has been the recipient of AP awards for her writing on the environment, and she was awarded the Waterston Desert Writing Prize for an essay about her month long winter journey down the Grand Canyon. Her novel, The Crying Tree has been published in eleven languages and is known for how it incorporates place into a family struggle over life and death. Naseem lives in a forest overlooking Oregon’s Willamette Valley. You can follow Naseem’s writing and photographs at www.naseemrakha.com

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