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The short story is considered the most challenging fiction form. Fortunately the methods for learning its craft are simple: read and write. A lot. We’ll split our time between our own work and close study of writers such as Anton Chekhov, Guy de Maupassant, and Alice Munro, plus other classics, forgotten gems, and new surprises from contemporary journals and e-zines. We’ll discuss both readings (done at home) and ongoing drafts of our own work in class, with examples, prompts and exercises to kick-start discussions.
No class Nov. 25
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.
Class Type: 6 SessionsFiction
Start Date: 10/28/2014
No Class On: 11/25/2014
End Date: 12/09/2014
Days of the Week: Tuesday
Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM PDT
Minimum Class Size: 5
Maximum Class Size: 15
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Paul Michel is a novelist and short story writer in Seattle. His work has appeared in over thirty journals and won several national awards. His first novel, Houdini Pie, was released in 2010.