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Mapping the Illogical Landscape

All Levels | Add the shadows to your fictional world. While we often plot a story from point A to B and onward, we neglect the subtext of space and the dimension of dreams. How do we use detail and objects to reflect what is beautiful and terrifying? How do we chart a character’s emotional journey? By studying stories that expand into large emotional territory from small confined spaces, we will consider ways to enrich the illogical landscape of a story.

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.

Instructor: Diana Xin

Class Type: 2 Sessions

Start Date: 11/10/2018

End Date: 11/11/2018

Days of the Week: Saturday, Sunday

Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm PST

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Diana Xin

Diana Xin holds an MFA from the University of Montana. Her fiction has appeared in Gulf Coast, Narrative, Alaska Quarterly Review, and elsewhere. Most recently, she was named winner of Third Coast Magazine's 2017 fiction contest. She is a contributing editor to Moss Lit and a 2015 recipient of the Made at Hugo House fellowship.

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