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Novel Immersion

with Elise Hooper

Genres: Fiction, Novel

In Person

Intermediate

8 Sessions

Start Date: October 3, 2023
End Date: December 5, 2023
No Class: (skip days) 10/31/23, 11/21/23
Day of Week: Tuesday
Time: 7:10pm - 9:10pm PT
Capacity: 16 seats
Member Price: $355.50
General Price: $395.00

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Designed to complement November's National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), this course will help you plan your project at a pace that feels right for you. We will get your novel underway by reading and discussing excerpts from various works and using in-class writing exercises and homework assignments focused on plotting, characterization, voice, point-of-view, world-building, and structure. This eight-week class is for motivated writers seeking inspiration, guidance, and weekly accountability.

No class dates: 10/31/23, 11/21/23

Payment plans are available for this class. Please email education@hugohouse.org to get a payment plan started.

Registration dates: 

August 7: Scholarship Donation Day

August 8: Member registration opens at 10:30 am

August 15: General registration opens at 10:30 am

August 21: Last day of Early Bird pricing

Elise Hooper

Elise Hooper

A native New Englander, Elise Hooper spent several years writing for television and online news outlets before getting an MA and teaching high-school literature and history. She now lives in Seattle with her husband and two daughters. Previous novels include The Other Alcott and Learning to See.

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.

Hugo House will only process refund requests that are submitted 5 business days or more before the class start date. To request a refund, log in to your account, go to “My Account,” select the “Orders” tab on the left-hand side, click the appropriate order, and request a refund for your specific class. Administrative fees apply. Please see our full refund policy here.

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

We do not tolerate racist, sexist, homophobic, ableist, transphobic or any other oppressive behaviors, regardless of who commits them. Please check out our full community guidelines by clicking here. If an instance of community guidelines are violated and not resolved within the classroom, students may let us know by filling out the student incident report.

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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