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Beginning/Intermediate. The feature is a flexible narrative form that allows writers to combine a literary voice with the timeliness of newswriting—and get their work into top-tier, well-compensated publications. This generative class teaches the art and pragmatism of feature-writing. Through exercises, readings, and discussion, you’ll develop enticing story ideas and learn to weave together the characters, scenes, and “big idea” exposition that are characteristic of features. You’ll come away with one or more draft story pitches and the tools to craft many successful features.
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Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online-either through Zoom or through Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform-through Winter quarter 2021.
All times are listed in Pacific Time.
Class Type: 6 SessionsNonfiction
Start Date: 10/03/2016
End Date: 11/07/2016
Days of the Week: Monday
Time: 7:10 PM – 9:10 PM
Minimum Class Size: 5
Maximum Class Size: 15
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Madeline Ostrander’s work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Sun Magazine, Audubon Magazine, The Nation, Al Jazeera America, and High Country News. She is a full-time freelance science and environmental writer and the former senior editor of YES! Magazine.