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Read, Write, Repeat: Writing Short Stories

The short story is considered the most challenging fiction form. Fortunately the methods for learning its craft are simple: read and write. A lot. We’ll split our time between our own work and close study of writers such as Anton Chekhov, Guy de Maupassant, and Alice Munro, plus other classics, forgotten gems, and new surprises from contemporary journals and e-zines. We’ll discuss both readings (done at home) and ongoing drafts of our own work in class, with examples, prompts and exercises to kick-start discussions.

No class Nov. 25

Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online until further notice. If there's a possibility that your class might take place in person, you will be notified in advance. Even if classes can be held in person, there will always be a hybrid option to participate via Zoom.

Classes with "Zoom" in the title will be held via Zoom even after our doors open. Classes listed as "Online" will be held on Wet Ink, our platform for asynchronous learning.

All times are listed in Pacific Time.

Instructor: Paul Michel

Class Type: 6 Sessions

Start Date: 10/28/2014

No Class On: 11/25/2014

End Date: 12/09/2014

Days of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Paul Michel

Paul Michel is a novelist and short story writer in Seattle. His work has appeared in over thirty journals and won several national awards. His first novel, Houdini Pie, was released in 2010.

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