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Writing Fiction that Dares

All Levels | Does your plot hold your reader’s heart? Are your characters taking risks, maybe even being downright obnoxious? Does your dialogue sing? Do your scenes waltz along the pages? Over these eight weeks, we go deep and generate writing that will make your fiction break out of the ordinary, take flight, and soar. Through readings, writing exercises, and workshopping, you will write new scenes and chapters (or revise existing ones), write a pitch/query letter, and construct a map for your project that will keep you powering through your work of fiction that dares.

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: Sonora Jha

Class Type: 8 Sessions

Start Date: 09/25/2018

End Date: 11/13/2018

Days of the Week: Tuesday

Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

$337.50 Member Price:
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$375.00 General Price:

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Sonora Jha

Sonora Jha is the author of the novel Foreign, published in 2013 by Random House India. She is a professor of journalism and media studies at Seattle University. Formerly a journalist in India and Singapore, her recent political essays and Op-Eds have been published in the New York Times, the Seattle Times, Seattle Weekly and the Globalist. Apart from her academic and journalistic writing, she is currently finishing work on a memoir. Sonora is a 2016-2018 Hugo House Writer-in-Residence.

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