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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.
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.