is the author of Sing to It, Tumble Home, and Reasons to Live, among others. Her numerous honors include the Rea Award for the Short Story.
Saturday, October 5, 2019
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How does a story begin?
“I’m always interested in where a writer enters a story.”
In this Master Class, we will consider questions that lead to a story. We’ll start by looking at specific example from literature, discussing the ways writers address and pose questions—from personal to public—in fiction. From there, we’ll develop our own list of questions, listening for the stories in them, and write the opening of a new story in class.
Saturday, October 5
2:00 - 5:00 pm
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