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Complexity and Simplicity: Unlocking the Genius of Your Craft
June 15 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm$290
Balancing craft elements without calling attention to them is the hallmark of a virtuoso. Reimagine the world of your story by examining its craft subsets in this intensive workshop. Learn new techniques to strengthen your narrative and deeply inhabit compelling fictional worlds. Participants will analyze their own works with a critical and compassionate eye. This class is ideal for writers who have some experience with craft. Students can expect to write 20-30 pages over the course of the six-week session.
- Students will gain confidence in creating the worlds of their literary stories.
- Students will develop an analytical eye towards their own work and write a brief optional reflection assignment outlining an overview of their current work-in-progress and/or their creative process.
- Each student will participate in several in class activities designed to strengthen their ability to respond to graceful feedback from their classmates and to offer constructive feedback to their peers.
- Students will create or revise a creative work 10-20 pages in length and receive one-on-one feedback from the instructor.
- Students will learn to get their work ready for publication.
We want our writing classes to be accessible to everyone, regardless of income and background. We understand that our tuition structure can present obstacles for some people. Our Access Program offers writing class registrations at a reduced rate. The access program for writing classes covers 60% of the class tuition. Most writing classses have at least one access spot available. Contact Susan Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to take a writing class at the Access Rate.
Tuesdays, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Pacific Time (six sessions)
Radhika Sharma is the author of Parikrama, a collection of short stories and Mangoes for Monkeys, a novel. Radhika has been writing for over two decades and her byline has appeared in several publications including The San Francisco Chronicle, The San Jose Mercury News, India Currents, Tri City Voice and others. One of Radhika’s stories, “Just a Photograph”, was showcased by Kearny Street Workshop in APAture 2013; another story Daddy Cool was published by The Santa Clara Review.