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Generative Nonfiction and Fiction Workshop: Section A - Remote!

$65.00
Members
$75.00
Non-members
Friday, August 20th, from 10:30am-1:30pm (EST)
Remote (Live Zoom Meetings)
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Level: For Everyone
Adult (18+)
12 seats max

Generate new material for an existing or future fiction or nonfiction project in this 3-hour, in-class writing focused seminar. Inspired by short published texts and prompts, you'll try out half-dozen (or so) exercises to help practice your skills in craft areas such as description, setting, scene-writing, point of view, character, reflective voice, and voice. On a voluntary basis, you may briefly share the work you produce in class. By the end of class, you'll have generated a handful of short passages which can serve as "starts" and new directions for your work.

For writers of all levels.

This class will be hosted using live Zoom meetings! You will be able to participate in class via Zoom videoconference from wherever you’re most comfortable. All you’ll need is a laptop or a phone! About 15 minutes before your class is scheduled to begin, you'll receive an email from your instructor with a link to join the class meeting via Zoom–no need to download anything or sign up for Zoom in advance! If you have questions about remote learning, please feel free to reach out to [email protected] for more information.

For a glimpse at how remote learning works, look no further than the deep Zoom discussion of writing and literature below:

Scholarship Information

Thanks to the excellent literary citizenship of our donors, scholarships are available for all GrubStreet classes. To apply, click the gray "APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP" button. In order to be considered for a scholarship, you must complete your application at least one week before the start date of a class. Please await our scholarship committee's decision before registering for the class. We cannot hold spots in classes, so the sooner you apply, the better. Scholarships cannot be applied retroactively.

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Instructor

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Ethan Gilsdorf
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Previous Students Say

  • "Generative"
  • "Supportive Environment"
  • "High-Energy Class"
  • "Inspired Me to Write More"

Elements

  • Class Discussion
  • In-Class Writing

Genre

  • Short Fiction
  • Personal Essay
  • Nonfiction

Commitment Level

Low

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