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Fiction Critique

The best way to learn to write fiction is to do it, receive informed and constructive feedback, and then revise. Each student will bring one manuscript of up to 8,000 words (either stand-alone story or the beginning of a novel) to be critiqued by other students and the instructor. The instructor will also review your rewrite, if you choose, after the class has ended. Critiquing will be supplemented by instructor-led discussion, writing exercises, and hand-outs on aspects of technique. Receive professional suggestions to improve your writing in a supportive but honest atmosphere.

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: Nancy Kress

Class Type: 6 Sessions

Start Date: 09/08/2014

End Date: 10/13/2014

Days of the Week: Monday

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

$220.50 Member Price:
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$245.00 General Price:

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Nancy Kress

Nancy Kress is the author of nineteen novels, four story collections and three books about writing. Her work has earned many awards, including multiple Hugos and Nebulas.

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