Revising the Short Story [Jeff Bender]
All Levels | This eight-week intensive focuses on active, practical ways to revise short fiction. Students will bring a draft to class, and we will discuss concrete tactics of cutting, expanding, and “listening to” the work, all aimed at striking the electric core of the story. We’ll also spend time working with some of the revision strategies outlined in Craft in the Real World, Matthew Salesses’ new book about challenging the traditional writing workshop.
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