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Online Class | Phantasmagoria: Writing Monsters & Myths

VIDEO: This class will take place via video-conferencing (Zoom).

All Levels | From wyverns to werewolves and goblins to ghouls, our literary landscape is filled with imaginary creatures ranging from the mischievous to the downright diabolical. But how does one effectively capture the essence of something that doesn’t exist? How does one weave a nightmare or conjure a fairy tale? How can we, as writers, capture the essence of something fantastical? This class will provide an instructive framework through the reading and discussion of prose that focuses on or features unreal creatures. Students will produce three short stories. Most writing will begin in class, with a focus on feedback and revision.

Beginning Fall 2021, we will be adding select in-person classes back to our course catalog. The majority of our classes will still be offered via Zoom.

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Instructor: Elizabeth Christman

Class Type: 6 Sessions


Start Date: 05/02/2020

No Class On: 5/23/2020

End Date: 06/13/2020

Days of the Week: Saturday

Time: 1:10 pm – 3:10 pm PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Elizabeth Christman

Liz Christman is a queer writer of short
stories, novels, and essays. Her work has
appeared in the Bronzeville Bee, Unwinnable
Magazine, PULP Magazine, several of Flame
Tree Publishing’s anthologies, and others.

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