Workshop for Weirdos

with Carolyn Abram

Genres: Fiction

In Person

Intermediate

6 Sessions

Start Date: February 7, 2023
End Date: March 21, 2023
Day of Week: Tuesday
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PT
Capacity: 15 seats
Member Price: $274.50
General Price: $305.00

Are your stories a little out of place in a typical workshop? This class is focused entirely on weird stories—bizarre and uncanny stories that don’t quite fit anywhere else. Each week we’ll discuss aspects of creating a weird story such as world-building, genre expectations, and publication. We’ll look at weird stories from authors like Kim Fu, Aimee Bender, and others. We’ll workshop each other’s writing, safe in the knowledge that we are surrounded by fellow weirdos. Returning weirdos welcome!

Registration dates:

December 5: Scholarship Donation Day (Learn more.)

December 6: Member registration opens

December 13: General registration opens

Carolyn Abram

Carolyn Abram

she/her

Carolyn Abram is a Seattle-based writer. Her work tends to focus on the intersection of technology and everyday life. Her short fiction has appeared in various publications, including the New California Writing Anthology and The Offbeat. Her work has also appeared in McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and Lilith. She is the author of eight editions of Facebook for Dummies. She holds degrees from Stanford and California College of the Arts.

Website: carolynabram.com

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