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Art of the Short Story Workshop

My class starts next week! Of course, there's still time to sign up:

Art of the Short Story
6 Wednesdays: Jan 19 – Mar 2, 7-9 pm
Adv reg $165, $150 mbrs, Walk-in $175, $160 mbrs.

Jen Michalski (author of Close Encounters, editor of jmww, and cohost of 510 Readings) is your guide in the quest to craft the perfect short story! In 6 weeks you’ll write, workshop, and revise a short story. Along the way, explore character, point of view, setting, and voice, in addition to current fiction markets and the dos and don’ts of submissions. By the end, you’ll have a story ready to mail to the publishing giants. (Stamps not included.) Note: No class Wed Feb 2. 7-9pm.

For more information or to register, go here: