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Advanced Fiction Workshop

June 6, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating until July 18, 2016

Kristie SmeltzerInstructor: Kristie Smeltzer
Cost: $150.00 Members | $165.00 Non-Members
6 Mondays, June 06 -July 18, 2016 | 6:30 PM-9:00 PM

Limited to 11 students.

This workshop-heavy class will provide writers at least three opportunities to have a full class workshop. Students will have one-on-one feedback sessions with both instructor and classmates. Participants are required to have fiction work ready to workshop at the outset of class or be able to produce material week-to-week. Students will be asked to write, read, and provide feedback to peers, both orally and in writing, throughout the 8 weeks.With a special focus on writing action, we will have in-depth discussions of style, voice, and other aspects of the craft—setting, character development, dialogue, description—and how to successfully handle those components when writing action. To enroll in the class, students must submit a writing sample of at least 750 words to the instructor. Email sample to programs@writerhouse.org.

Kristie Smeltzer’s writing has appeared in So to Speak, The Florida Review, Eclectica Magazine, and the Apeiron Review. Her story, “Bridges,” was a runner-up Phoebe: A Journal of Literature and Art’s 2006 Fiction Contest. Her story, “The Fine Art of Goldfish,” received an honorable mention in the WrtierHouse/C-ville Weekly 2015 Fiction Contest and appears in Apeiron Review’s Issue 10. Kristie is currently working on a novel. She earned her MFA at the University of Central Florida.

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June 6, 2016
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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