Engaging Stories

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Tell a story that takes the writer to a brand new place, highlighting inciting (exciting!) events, world building, and unforgettable characters! This workshop is for writers of fiction (story or novel), memoir, or essay. The course will include writing prompts, instruction on writerly topics and reading assignments as well as peer review/workshop. Please bring the text Best American Short Stories 2018 (editor Roxanne Gay) to class.

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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