Help! I Have a Fear of Fiction!

with Stephanie Barbé Hammer

Genres: Fiction, Novel, Short Story

Online

Introductory, Intermediate

1 Session

Start Date: June 8, 2023
End Date: June 8, 2023
Day of Week: Thursday
Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm PT
Capacity: 15 seats
Member Price: $81.00
General Price: $90.00

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Are you confused about how to "make things happen?" It's easier than you think! This class is a three-hour playground of generative writing geared in particular to poets and nonfiction writers who want to tell a story but are terrified of things like "plot," "action," and something called "raising the stakes." We'll play with lies, write a story out of almost nothing, and experiment with magical realism. You'll come out with a story. Maybe two!

HAPPY HOUR FLASH SALE! All spring classes are 10% off now through Monday, May 15. Discount taken in your cart at checkout.

Registration dates:

March 13: Scholarship Donation Day (Learn more.)

March 14: Member registration opens

March 21: General registration opens

Stephanie Barbé Hammer

Stephanie Barbé Hammer

she/her

Stephanie Barbé Hammer is a seven-time Pushcart Prize nominee in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Poetry. She is the author of two novels, two poetry collections, a novelette, and a how to write Magical Realism manual. Her new poetry collection City Slicker is out with Bamboo Dart Press. Stephanie currently lives on Whidbey Island where she keeps on trying to walk to coffee.

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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Class sessions may be recorded if a session falls on a holiday, or if a student has access needs. Class recordings are not guaranteed.

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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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