Fiction, Novel

  • Term: Winter 2023
  • Start Date: March 25, 2023
  • End Date: March 25, 2023
  • Day of Week: Saturday
  • Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm PT
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Audience: Adult
  • Location: In Person
  • Availability: Full
  • Public Price: $150.00
  • Member Price: $135.00

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Concept, Character, and Construct in Story Crafting

In this one-session class, we'll focus on the three C's to write and revise cross-genre stories—concept, character, and construct—and work to identify when a story is general fiction or diving into the world of genre fiction. Discussion examples will be pulled from the instructor's novels, including Mem, A Chorus Rises, and Cherish Farrah.

Registration dates:

December 5: Scholarship Donation Day (Learn more.)

December 6: Member registration opens

December 13: General registration opens

Bethany Morrow

Bethany Morrow

Bethany C Morrow is an Indie Bestselling author who writes for adult and young adult audiences, in genres ranging from speculative literary to contemporary fantasy to historical. She is the author of the novels Mem and A Song Below Water, which is an Audie, Ignyte, and Locus finalist. She is editor/contributor to the young adult anthology Take the Mic, the 2020 ILA Social Justice in Literature award winner. Her work has been chosen as Indies Introduce and Indie Next picks, and featured in The LA Times, Forbes, Bustle, Buzzfeed, and more. She is included on USA TODAY's list of 100 Black novelists and fiction writers you should read.