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Fiction Writing for High School Students

Workshops

Thursday, June 21, 2018 5-weeks; Thursday, June 21 through July 19; 6:00-8:00PM Webster Groves (exact location given upon registration) 180.00

Fiction Writing for High School Students

This five-week fiction workshop is designed for rising ninth- to twelfth-grade students interested in deepening their narrative-writing skills and revising their existing work. Tina Shen, the instructor, will lead craft discussions, provide experimental writing prompts, and guide students to give each other concrete, actionable, and encouraging feedback on their manuscripts. Students will participate in an end-of-summer reading of…

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Wednesday, April 04, 2018 7-weeks; Wednesday, April 4 through May 9; 6:30 to 8:45PM Ladue (exact location given upon registration) 245.00

Say What?! An Introduction to Scriptwriting

Would you like to learn to read, talk about, and write dialogue-driven stories? Hear your work performed aloud? Practice giving and receiving constructive feedback? Whether your interests lie in learning more about screenwriting, playwriting, or other dramatic forms, this class will help you sharpen your storytelling skills through dialogue-intensive exercises and peer-critiqued workshops. We’ll learn about…

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Thursday, March 22, 2018 7-weeks; Thursday, March 22 through May 3; 6:30 to 8:45PM Webster Groves (exact location given upon registration) 260.00

Flash Fiction: Writing the Short-Short Story

In this workshop we’ll read stories written by masters of the form and discuss what it is that makes a work of flash fiction effective and why flash fiction so frequently experiments and unsettles. We’ll talk about compression and suggestion and the various techniques we might employ when working in miniature. Over the course of…

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