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Fantasy Flash Fiction

Do you invent new ways of crafting magic? Imagine other worlds? Create creatures with mythological backstories? Do you want to? In this workshop we will write very short stories (flash fiction) in which the fantastical happens. Lighting our mysterious path will be writers like Nisi Shawl and Senna Ahmad, taught in four parts: 1. Reimagining Fantasy, 2. Setting, 3. Tension & Suspense, 4. Voice.

Instructor: Karen Finneyfrock

Grade: 9-12

Location: Online

Duration: 4 sessions

Start Date: 10/26/2020

End Date: 11/16/2020

Days of the Week: Monday

Time: 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm PDT

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Karen Finneyfrock

Karen Finneyfrock is a poet and novelist in Seattle, WA. She is the author of two young adult novels: The Sweet Revenge of Celia Door and Starbird Murphy and the World Outside, both published by Viking Children’s Books. She is one of the editors of the anthology Courage: Daring Poems for Gutsy Girls and the author of Ceremony for the Choking Ghost, both released on Write Bloody press. A former Writer-in-Residence at Hugo House, Karen teaches for Seattle Arts and Lectures’ Writers-in-the-Schools, Seattle Writes and Young Women Empowered.

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