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Retelling: An Upclose and Hands-on Look at YA storytelling

When: Tuesdays, 6:30-8 p.m. Continues through Nov. 15 2016

Over the course of four classes learn practical strategies for reinterpreting an old story to craft your own YA novel. From Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel to Hamlet, writers have been retelling old narratives for years. Instead of just changing characters’ names and settings, how might we retell stories to convey the things we believe, maybe other versions of the story’s truths? Gain hands-on experience on how to build the arc of your plot, draft characters with lyricism, and befriend the revision process to further hone your language and point-of-view. Writing prompts will also be a part of this generative

Price: $115