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All Levels | Many stories and novels read as if we’re talking heads or disembodied voices floating in a vague, nondescript space. To create a vivid world on the page with complex characters interacting in a specific environment, you need to bring the physical dimension alive. Learn and practice six techniques to flesh out narratives, build tension, and create propulsion: bodily appearance, gesture, spatial relationships between characters, sex, objects, and the natural-social-economic-political environment.
Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online-either through Zoom or through Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform-through Spring quarter 2021.
All times are listed in Pacific Time.
Class Type: 6 SessionsFiction
Start Date: 04/09/2018
End Date: 05/14/2018
Days of the Week: Monday
Time: 7:10 pm – 9:10 pm PDT
Minimum Class Size: 5
Maximum Class Size: 15
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Mary Lane Potter is the author of A Woman of Salt: A Novel (2001 Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers selection) and Strangers and Sojourners: Stories from the Lowcountry. She was awarded a Washington State Arts Commission/Artist Trust Fellowship and MacDowell and Hedgebrook residencies.
Potter’s nonfiction has appeared in River Teeth, Witness, Tiferet, Spiritus, SUFI Journal, Leaping Clear, Feminist Studies in Religion, SIGNS, Women’s Studies Quarterly, Minerva Rising, Hevria, and others. She’s currently completing a book of essays on the body/spirit tangle.