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Write Your Life (Online)

September 27, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Saturday, Sept 27th, 9am-3pm


“Listen to your life . . . all moments are key moments.” (Frederick Buechner)

In this interactive, supportive and yet challenging class, you will learn how to draw on the “material” of your life to write and revise whatever you wish to work on, including stories, memoirs, novels, poems, or plays. Elements covered include generating scenes, time compression and expansion, use of dialogue, description and narration, developing themes.


Krawiec – Saturday, Sept 27th, 9am-3pm (TACOL 2020)


About the instructor: Richard Krawiec wrote the curriculum for the Beginning and Intermediate Fiction Writing courses which he teaches online for UNC-Chapel Hill. He also teaches Advanced Fiction Writing at UNC on a one-to-one basis.  He won the Excellence in Teaching Award for his work.

Richard Krawiec’s first novel, Time Sharing, was published by Viking Penguin. It was reviewed by such luminaries as Michiko Kakutani, Richard Eder, and Jonathan Yardley. It was featured in Publisher’s Weekly Recommended List, and the Village Voice Real Life Rock Top Ten column. Multiple film options have been sold through the years.

His second novel, Faith in What?, was published by Avisson Press. It was well-reviewed, receiving attention from Publisher’s Weekly, Kirkus and major daily newspapers throughout the U.S.



This class is conducted online! A computer with audio, video, and internet functionality is required. Student gives permission for The ArtsCenter and for instructor to use their image and comments in class recordings for promotional non-commercial purposes. Refunds and exchanges are not offered for online classes.


All ArtSchool registrations have a $3 processing fee added upon check-out.

ArtsCenter members receive 15% off of the cost of this course!


September 27, 2020
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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