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Make a Scene!

This course will cover all memoir craft elements with a special focus on writing vibrant scenes. Students will learn how to pull readers so close to the moment they feel encapsulated by story. Heighten the artistry of your book via inventing unique image patterns, increasing narrative tension, writing potent characters, rendering vivid setting, and taking new and interesting risks with language. This class will use a workshop setting, and students will have the opportunity to receive feedback from the teacher on their work at least once.

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: Tara Hardy

Class Type: 6 Sessions

Start Date: 01/13/2016

End Date: 02/17/2016

Days of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM PST

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

$220.50 Member Price:
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$245.00 General Price:

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Tara Hardy

Tara Hardy is the working class queer femme poet who founded Bent, a writing institute for LGBTIQ people in Seattle. She's taught creative writing for fourteen years, and she's served as the Hugo House writer-in-residence. Her first full length book of poems, Bring Down the Chandeliers, was published by Write Bloody Press in the spring, 2011.

Photo by Brian Weiss

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