Novel Builder: Online

$355.00
Members
$370.00
Non-members
6 weeks online; no live meetings. Class opens October 2nd
Level: Intermediate
Adult (18+)
12 seats max
Only 3 spots left!

It is said that a typical contemporary novel has twelve major scenes. In this course, you will plant the seeds of six novel scenes, some or all of which may end up being "major scenes." You may have a novel in progress or you may be starting out with only an idea. Either way, the goal is to come out of this course with 6 scenes that can carry emotional weight and promise change in the characters. We will discuss both the lessons and your work. This course will include craft lessons, outside readings, writing exercises, and supportive and generative comments on each other's writing.

*NOTE that while our handy dandy "Schedule" tab states a 6-7pm class time, there are actually no live meetings for this class! Weekly lessons and assignments open each Wednesday. Students will receive an invitation to Wet Ink, our online class platform, before 5pm on the first day of class.

 

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.

For more more detailed information about GrubStreet scholarships, including how to contribute to scholarship funds for other students, click here.

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Instructor

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Kelly Dalke
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Previous Students Say

  • "Generative"
  • "Inundated with Great Info"
  • "Supportive Environment"
  • "Inspired Me to Write More"

Elements

  • Workshop
  • Generate New Work
  • In-Class Writing
  • Homework
  • Craft Lessons

Genre

  • The Novel

Commitment Level

Medium

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