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Mastering the Short Essay

All Levels | This class will focus on personal essays under 1,000 words. We’ll read and analyze, draft and workshop, and students will complete the course with at least one essay in final form. We’ll study techniques of compression, summary, dialogue and scene to understand how even the shortest pieces can contain complex ideas and create a lasting impact.

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Instructor: Nicole Hardy

Class Type: 4 Sessions

Start Date: 07/11/2018

End Date: 08/01/2018

Days of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 7:10 pm – 9:10 pm PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 17

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$235.00 General Price:

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Nicole Hardy

Nicole Hardy is the author of the memoir Confessions of a Latter-Day Virgin and the poetry collections This Blonde and Mud Flap Girl's XX Guide to Facial Profiling — a chapbook of pop-culture inspired sonnets.

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