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Online Class | Introduction to Feature Stories

Introductory / 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. This course takes place online through our partners at Wet Ink, and classes can be done at your own pace throughout the week.

Instructor: Madeline Ostrander

Class Type: 8 Sessions


Term: Winter 2020

Start Date: 01/23/2020

End Date: 03/12/2020

Days of the Week: Thursday


Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Madeline Ostrander

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.

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