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  • Read Like a Writer (online)

    “If we want to write, it makes sense to read—and to read like a writer. If we wanted to grow roses, we would want to visit rose gardens and try to see them the way that a rose gardener would.”
    – Francine Prose

     

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    Writing Nonfiction (online)

    “Creative nonfiction” can take so many forms: the profile or feature article, the travel piece, the review, the personal essay or memoir, and more. Compelling nonfiction transcends the mere factual.

  • Advanced Fiction (online)

    Writer’s block. Narrators trapped inside their own heads. Stories with intriguing beginnings—but no clear ending. These are a few of the problems fiction writers may face.

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    Simply Writing (online)

    Do you only write when you have an assignment? What obstacles do you experience to writing? How can you structure your life in order to keep writing? How, exactly, do you finish a piece of writing?At Simply Writing, we’ll define ways of making writing a more natural process; more time-efficient; and more fun. Read more…

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    Flash Fiction (online)

    In 2017, The New Yorker magazine started a summer-long flash-fiction series. It was a milestone: the form has come of age. What’s so great about very short stories? You can write a first draft in a single day. Read more…

  • Writing Memoir (online)

    A personal essay is 3,000 percent easier to write than a short story, claims writer Carol Bly. The essay is indeed a scalable form. In fact, this is our starting point for Writing Memoir: the personal essay. During this weekend, you’ll get the coaching to create a complete personal essay—from idea to first draft.

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