Advanced Historical Fiction Workshop

with Elise Hooper

Genres: Fiction, Novel

Online

Advanced

8 Sessions

Start Date: January 17, 2024
End Date: March 13, 2024
No Class: (skip days) 2/21/2024
Day of Week: Wednesday
Time: 1:10pm - 3:10pm PT
Capacity: 15 seats
Member Price: $391.50
General Price: $435.00

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Start the new year off by delving deeper into your historical fiction manuscript and advancing your understanding of craft through writing sprints, research exercises, and class discussions. Each week, we'll read a variety of excerpts from a range of historical novels to examine different tricks of the trade and expand our vision for what's possible within our writing. Everyone will have an opportunity to share their work to receive constructive and thoughtful feedback on up to 10 pages of writing.

ADDITIONAL CLASS DETAILS:  

  • This class includes:
    • Generative Writing: students create new work during class or from assignments.
    • Workshop: students submit work for critique from the teacher and class.
    • Craft Discussion: teachers and students explore essential elements of the craft.
    • Reading: class engages in close study of one or more works.
  • Feedback in class: Both peer and Instructor feedback given
  • Work outside of class: 1-2 hours of writing or reading outside of class.

No class on 2/21/2024

REGISTRATION DATES: 

  • December 4: Scholarship Donation Day 
  • December 5: Member registration opens at 10:30 am PT
  • December 12: General registration opens at 10:30 am PT
  • December 18: Last day of Early Bird pricing
Elise Hooper

Elise Hooper

A native New Englander, Elise Hooper spent several years writing for television and online news outlets before getting an MA and teaching high-school literature and history. She now lives in Seattle with her husband and two daughters. Previous novels include The Other Alcott and Learning to See.

Most classes are offered at a general and member tuition rates based on instruction hours, with Hugo House members receiving a 10% discount on classes fewer than six sessions.

Early bird discounts are available during the first two weeks of registration and apply to both general and member tuition rates.

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Classes may be cancelled if less than the minimum number of students are enrolled within ten days before the class start date. If Hugo House needs to cancel a class for any reason, students can choose between receiving a full credit toward future classes or full refund.

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