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Nonfiction Startup

Come with a shiny new idea or a clunky third draft, and we’ll get your project moving forward. Class exercises will include strategies for focusing in on the core of your story as well as developing your draft with clarity and purpose. We’ll discuss the basic elements of creative nonfiction, such as character, voice, and scene, and practice using them as tools for telling stories. We’ll read leading nonfiction voices for inspiration and hold a workshop for gathering feedback.

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: Erin Sroka

Class Type: 8 Sessions

Start Date: 01/21/2016

No Class On: February 11

End Date: 03/17/2016

Days of the Week: Thursday

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM PST

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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$325.00 General Price:

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Erin Sroka

Erin Sroka's work has appeared or is forthcoming in The New New South and Oxford American. She is a recipient of a MacDowell Fellowship, an Anne Cox Chambers Fellowship in Journalism, and a grant from the Durham Arts Council.

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