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All Levels. Based on the hugely useful and wickedly funny book by the same name, this class is for the beginning novelist or those looking to revise their first draft. We will workshop your pages, learn the classic missteps to avoid, and examine the sound advice of agents and editors. Be prepared to generate better, stronger, characters, plot, and scenes as you throw out tired ideas, kill all mediocrity, and get out of your own way.
Sonora Jha is the author of the novel Foreign, published in 2013 by Random House India. She is a professor of journalism and media studies at Seattle University. Formerly a journalist in India and Singapore, her recent political essays and Op-Eds have been published in the New York Times, the Seattle Times, Seattle Weekly and the Globalist. Apart from her academic and journalistic writing, she is currently finishing work on a memoir. Sonora is a 2016-2018 Hugo House Writer-in-Residence.