An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until September 21, 2023
Thanks to a generous grant from the Orange County Arts Commission, we are offering a free-to-participants Writing the Novel class in Chapel Hill during our Aug-Sept 2023 round. Here are the details:
Description: This is a craft and workshop hybrid class for students who are interested in learning more about writing novels. Discussions will include short story pacing versus novel pacing; identifying whether an idea is better suited for a novel or a short story; coming up with ideas for novels; the essential elements of a novel; outlining novels; and more. We will read and discuss two short novels in this course, and by the end of the course, all students will have written, workshopped, and polished a first chapter of a novel, and will leave the course with a roadmap for how to complete their book.
Who is eligible? This class is intended for Orange County residents who identify as marginalized and/or under-represented, which can mean that you identify as low-income, queer/genderqueer, and/or BIPOC.
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