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Come Closer: Getting the Reader Inside Your Story

Want your reader to come closer to your book, to feel like he or she is in the middle of the story? Want readers to know what it felt like to be you? We’ll examine what it takes to bring a reader inside a story so they can’t put the book down. We’ll read and discuss published work, examining characterization, narrative tension, dialogue, language, setting, scenes, and images. Students will have the opportunity to receive feedback from the teacher on their writing at least once.

Instructor: Tara Hardy

Class Type: 6 Sessions

Start Date: 02/02/2015

No Class On: 02/16/2015

End Date: 03/16/2015

Days of the Week: Monday

Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Tara Hardy

Tara Hardy is the working class queer femme poet who founded Bent, a writing institute for LGBTIQ people in Seattle. She's taught creative writing for fourteen years, and she's served as the Hugo House writer-in-residence. Her first full length book of poems, Bring Down the Chandeliers, was published by Write Bloody Press in the spring, 2011.

Photo by Brian Weiss

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