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Ending it All

What do jokes, sex, and fiction have in common? No matter how good the beginning and middle are, they’re ultimately judged on how things end. How can an ending not just tie up the loose ends but actually add meaning to the work? We’ll talk through endings that work, endings that are sublime, and endings that fall flat. Whether you’re working on a story, novel, or memoir (or even poetry), whether you’re refining the last page or just starting your project, this class will give you your toolkit for a killer ending.

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.

Instructor: Rebecca Makkai

Class Type: 1 Session

Start Date: 07/09/2015

Days of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Rebecca Makkai

Rebecca Makkai is the Chicago-based author of the novels The Hundred-Year House and The Borrower, and the story collection Music for Wartime. Her work has appeared four times in The Best American Short Stories.

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