Lauren Groff & Writing Complex Characters

with Alli Parrett

Genres: Fiction, Nonfiction, Memoir, Novel, Short Story, Essay

Online

Intermediate, Introductory

4 Sessions

Start Date: May 20, 2023
End Date: June 10, 2023
Day of Week: Saturday
Time: 1:10pm - 3:10pm PT
Capacity: 15 seats
5 seats left!
Member Price: $216.00
General Price: $240.00

Each week, we will analyze a short story by Lauren Groff and examine how she's mastered writing complex, multi-dimensional characters, specifically women. Based on that week's theme, we will complete an in-class craft exercise that leverages some of the skills displayed in Groff's work. Depending on class size, we will workshop 1–2 pieces of student work as we each work towards writing dynamic, complicated characters.

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Registration dates:

March 13: Scholarship Donation Day (Learn more.)

March 14: Member registration opens

March 21: General registration opens

Alli Parrett

Alli Parrett

she/her

Alli is a prose writer with a Masters in Creative Writing from University of Glasgow. Her work is featured in Crab Fat Magazine, The Bookends Review, The Daily Drunk Mag, and others. Alli was accepted to the Kenyon Review Writer’s Workshop Summer 2021. As well as writing, she spends her time making wheel-thrown pottery, reading, and drinking whisky—her favorite is Jura 10 year. She lives in Seattle with her spouse and two dogs.

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