Online Class | Exercises in Style [Ana Pastor]

Time: - - - PT
Capacity: seat
Member Price: $261.00
General Price: $290.00

This class will take place via video-conferencing (Zoom), Pacific Time.

All Levels | Raymond Queneau’s book Exercises in Style presents us with 99 different ways to tell the same story. But is it really the same story? The language we use, the elements we choose to highlight, the order in which we tell things . . . Can it all change, shape, and create an entirely different narrative? Using this book as a reference, we will experiment and play with style variations in order to find new narrative voices, enrich our characters, and expand our imaginations as writers. This class is for anyone who wants to discover completely new ways of storytelling.

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.

To help provide financial accessibility to our class offerings, some classes each quarter are offered with a sliding-scale tuition model, allowing students to pay what they can for the class. For these classes, tuition increments starting at $5 and going up to 125% of the standard pricing will be listed on the page.

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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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