• Term:
  • Start Date:
  • End Date:
  • Day of Week:
  • Time: 12:00am - 12:00am PT
  • Level:
  • Audience:
  • Location:
  • Availability: Yes
  • Public Price: $380.00
  • Member Price: $342.00

Learn About Scholarships

Building the Story [Kirsten Lunstrum]

In this intensive course, we’ll dig deeply into the major elements of fiction-writing (character, point of view, setting, plot, and prose style). Readings will include both model stories and readings on craft, and weekly in-class writing exercises will help you generate new material and polish your technique. Each participant in the class will have the opportunity to workshop at least one story. This class is a perfect fit for new and intermediate fiction writers who’d like a rigorous exploration of the central elements of the genre. Required Texts: Janet Burroway, Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft, 8th Edition, Longman 2010. Ben Marcus, New American Stories, Vintage Contemporaries 2015.


Hugo House is moving temporarily! May 19 is the last date that Hugo House will hold classes at 1634 11th Ave. Beginning May 20, Hugo House classes will be held at 1021 Columbia St, Seattle, WA 98104This class will switch locations in week 3.