Introduction to the Short Story

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This workshop invites aspiring writers to consider what makes a good short story. After reading examples, participants will explore the craft of short fiction through a set of written exercises. They will gain a sound grasp of the essential building blocks: character, point of view, dialogue, setting, plot, structure, and theme. By the course’s end, participants will have written, workshopped, and revised a complete story and will have material for many more.

About Christopher Linforth

Christopher Linforth holds an M.F.A. from Virginia Tech. His debut short-story collection--When You Find Us We Will Be Gone--was released in 2014. He has published fiction and nonfiction in dozens of literary magazines, including The Millions, Gargoyle, Southern Humanities Review, The Rumpus, Notre Dame Review, Denver Quarterly, and many others. He has been awarded fellowships and scholarships to the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, Vermont Studio Center, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts.

Seats

25 seats available
Workshopnon-member price
$360.00
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