(Arlington) Short Story: Inciting Events!

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Stories start with an event that sets the world off balance! In this workshop we’ll look at plot, character, setting, and dialogue and how to set our stories apart! We will peer review stories as well as read outside works from the text Best American Short Stories 2019.

About Hildie Block

Hildie Block has been a writing instructor for 20 years at places like American University and GW, and The Writer's Center. She's published many essays and articles as well as over 50 short stories. In the past year, her work has appeared in 0-Dark-Thirty, Gargoyle, and Redux, as well as in anthologies by Queer Sci Fi and Literary Taxidermy. Her book, Not What I Expected, debuted back in 2007. She leads the Write Your Book Workshop in Northern Virginia where she's journeyed with many writers from idea to published book! More about her at: www.hildieblockworkshop.com.

Teaching Style: Hildie believes if you feel called to page, then you are a writer. She helps you get those amazing stories out of your head and into the world through writing prompts, outside readings, direct instruction, and the workshop/peer review model.


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