Winter registration starts soon! Registration opens for members on Dec. 5 and for the general public on Dec. 12.

Word Works Workshop [Kelly Link]

Time: 12:00am - 12:00am PT
Capacity: seat
Member Price: $427.50
General Price: $475.00

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Work with Pulitzer Prize finalist in fiction, Kelly Link, author of Get in TroubleMagic for BeginnersStranger Things Happen, and more. You will have the first five pages of your story or novel chapter reviewed during class. Kelly Link will review your entire story or novel chapter. Please follow the directions below following your registration. There will be a one-hour lunch break each session.

After registering:

  • Email your [story], or [novel chapter & one-page novel synopsis] by August 31. Your story or novel chapter can be up to 6,000 words. Kelly Link will review the entirety of your submission.
  • You will receive an email on September 1 with the first 5 pages of your fellow students’ submission.
  • Read all excerpts, and come to class prepared to talk about the DNA encoded in the first five pages — especially in the first few opening paragraphs. What are you hoping for from the rest of the story/novel? What do you think the story is about? What does the language promise, and what is the thing that excites you?



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 5 students are enrolled within 10 days before the class start date. If for any reason Hugo House needs to cancel a class, students can choose between a full credit or full refund.

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