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A Little Weird Can Go a Long Way

Genres: Fiction



1 Session

Start Date: January 28, 2023
End Date: January 28, 2023
Day of Week: Saturday
Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm PT
Capacity: 15 seats
Member Price: $81.00
General Price: $90.00

Writing compelling speculative fiction doesn’t always require the creation of a whole new world—a little weird can go a long way. In this generative class, we’ll explore three ways of unlocking new stories: crafting narratives from common expressions, gleaning horror from unfinished business, and using deliberate paradoxes. The class is suitable for a wide audience, from those who are new to speculative fiction to experienced authors looking for a little burst of inspiration (or a break from that stalled work in progress).

Registration dates:

December 5: Scholarship Donation Day (Learn more.)

December 6: Member registration opens

December 13: General registration opens

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