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All Levels. A dark night in an eerie place, a fast-paced, problem-filled book with a devious or humorous narrative voice, a dramatic climax, and a surprise ending. In this collaborative, multigenre workshop taught by celebrated novelist and mystery writer Elizabeth George and award-winning children’s book author Clare Hodgson Meeker, we’ll explore the basic structure, plot, and pacing of a mystery and practice developing character and setting. Participants will generate an outline, a character sketch with possible motives for good and evil actions, and a scene-grabbing setting to take away.
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Beginning Fall 2021, we will be adding select in-person classes back to our course catalog. The majority of our classes will still be offered via Zoom.
If a class says IN-PERSON in its title, it will take place in person at our permanent home in Seattle.
If a class says ASYNCHRONOUS in its title, it will take place on Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform.
If a class does not have a marker after its title, it will take place via Zoom.
Class Type: 1 SessionFiction, Multigenre, Nonfiction, Prose
Start Date: 10/08/2016
Days of the Week: Saturday
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT
Minimum Class Size: 5
Maximum Class Size: 15
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Elizabeth George is a New York Times and internationally best-selling author of twenty British crime novels featuring Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his unconventional partner Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers. She also authored a young adult series that takes place on Whidbey Island where she lives and a best-selling book on the writing craft, Write Away.
Clare Hodgson Meeker has published 11 books for children including the Smithsonian Notable book Lootas Little Wave-Eater and her new book, Rhino Rescue! which is a Junior Library Guild Selection. She teaches writing at Hugo House and for Writers in the Schools.