Jumpstart Your Fiction (2025)

Four Saturdays, February  1 (note: first class will meet 1 to 3 pm), 8, 15, 22 from Noon to 2 pm.

Price: 
$150.00 (10% off for members)

  Designed for fiction writers well into a writing project or who consider themselves beyond beginner level, or who took Winslow’s first class, this course continues to teach the craft of fiction in ways that help you describe a landscape, insert meaningful dialogue, create interesting plot points and bring the story home. Exciting exercises teach the how and why of craft that produces art, and how to edit your own work without frustration. In class exercises, workshopping for those who wish it, and specific editorial suggestions to improve your work from an editor. Four Saturdays, February  1 (note: first class will meet 1 to 3 pm), 8, 15, 22 from Noon to 2 pm.

Books: A Few Short Sentences About Writing by Vernon Klinkenborg

Tell Me a Riddle, by Tillie Olsen

Joyce Winslow is an award-winning fiction writer published in The Best American Short Stories and college textbooks. She won the Raymond Carver Award, the F. Scott Fitzgerald Award, The Allen Ginsburg poetry award, an NEA grant, and three D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities Fellowships in Fiction. Former associate professor of English Literature at the University of Pittsburgh, she was also Travel Editor of two national magazines, and Senior Editor of AARP’s Magazine where she launched an issue devoted to fiction.

REFUND POLICY: Please note that we can issue class refunds up until seven (7) days before the first class session.

$150.00
SKU: 9787000007437
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Several Short Sentences About Writing Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307279415
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Vintage - April 9th, 2013

Tell Me a Riddle, Requa I, and Other Works Cover Image
By Tillie Olsen, Laurie Olsen (Foreword by), Rebekah Edwards (Introduction by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780803245778
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Bison Books - September 1st, 2013