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Writing Stories through Revision

Introductory/Intermediate | In this class, you’ll write a short story, get hands-on practice with essential tools of fiction writing, and learn the art of revising. Start with a blank page: draft a voiced account of a true event in the first class. Then revise that draft, each week learning a different tool (POV, time management, objects/setting, age of protagonist, conflict, and structure) and adding that layer to the previous revision. Watch the stories emerge, deepen, shift, and find their final beauty.

Instructor: Mary Potter

Class Type: 8 Sessions

Start Date: 01/21/2018

End Date: 03/11/2018

Days of the Week: Sunday

Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

$337.50 Member Price:
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$375.00 General Price:

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Mary Potter

Mary Lane Potter is the author A Woman of Salt: A Novel (2001 Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers selection) and Strangers and Sojourners: Stories from the Lowcountry. She was awarded a Washington State Arts Commission/Artist Trust Fellowship and MacDowell and Hedgebrook residencies.

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