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In this two-day intensive workshop, Almond will lead participants through several essential craft lessons. Participants will learn how to create dramatic scenes, unforgettable characters, and an irresistible narrator. They will complete in-class exercises to help bring the lessons home. The craft concepts discussed apply to any genre of prose and to any level of writer. Come prepared to learn more in two days than you thought possible. This class includes a lunch break.
Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online-either through Zoom or through Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform-through Winter quarter 2021.
All times are listed in Pacific Time.
Class Type: 2 SessionsFeatured Writers, Fiction, Multigenre, Nonfiction
Start Date: 09/14/2019
End Date: 09/15/2019
Days of the Week: Saturday, Sunday
Time: 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Minimum Class Size: 5
Maximum Class Size: 18
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Steve Almond is the author of ten books of fiction and non-fiction, including the New York Times bestsellers Candyfreak and Against Football. His forthcoming book is William Stoner and the Battle for the Inner Life. Steve's short stories have appeared in the Best American Short Stories and Pushcart Prize anthologies. His essays have appeared in the New York Times Magazine and elsewhere. For many years, he hosted the Dear Sugars podcast with Cheryl Strayed.