Course Catalog

The Fact of the Matter

This class has been updated from the print catalog. It is now a 4-week class.

Writing fiction based in fact can be a daunting undertaking. How do you take the people, places, and events of the past and fashion a story that does them proud? How do you honor the facts without losing the truth at the heart of the fiction? Whether you’re writing a story that’s been with you awhile or working on something new, take some time to explore the art of marrying fact with fiction.

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.

If a class says IN-PERSON in its title, it will take place in person at our permanent home in Seattle.

If a class says ASYNCHRONOUS in its title, it will take place on Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform.

If a class does not have a marker after its title, it will take place via Zoom.

Instructor: Nancy Rawles

Start Date: 02/23/2016

End Date: 03/15/2016

Days of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM PST

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

$180.00 Member Price:
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$200.00 General Price:

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Nancy Rawles

Nancy Rawles has worked as a journalist, playwright and novelist. The New York Times called her novel My Jim “as heart-wrenching a personal history as any recorded in American literature.” The book was selected by the Seattle Public Library for its Seattle Reads Program. Rawles has received many awards for her writing, including an Alex Award from the American Library Association, and an American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation.

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