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Break the Rules!
Write Fiction That Explodes the Box
Breaking the RulesRules mark what’s difficult, not what’s impossible. There’s a whole range of exciting storytelling possibilities beyond them. You can break any rule–if you do it right.See here for more information on signing up for the next live session.

Detail & Image
You Are How You See the World
Detail & ImageDevelop your characters and plots more richly by incorporating details and imagery that give them breath. This course is heavy on writing exercises.See here for more information on signing up for the next live session.
First Pages with Cat Rambo
Make your novel’s first 500 words shine.
First Pages CroppedProvide the first 500 words of your novel. After reading it aloud, we’ll critique and discuss it. We’ll also talk about agents, and editors, and how important the first page is when engaging them.See here for more information on signing up for the next live session.

Old Stories Into New
The Pleasures and Pitfalls of Retellings

Old Stories x800Authors constantly draw on earlier narratives–not only folklore, mythology, and fables, but also beloved literature and media. How do you keep your work original and interesting when you’re playing with familiar stories?See here for more information on signing up for the next live session. This class is also available on-demand for $29.

Ideas Are Everywhere
So Gather Them Up and Write
images-everywhereIt may be a cliche, but a lot of people want to know: how do you get your ideas? Ideas are everywhere, and this class will teach you how to turn one up whenever you need it.See here for more information on signing up for the next live session.
Verses of Sky and Stars
Write the Poetry of Science Fiction & Fantasy
Website - 19What is speculative poetry, and how do you write it? Through lecture, discussion, and writing exercises, this poetry workshop covers some of the main forms and challenges of writing the poetry of science fiction and fantasy.See here for more information on signing up for the next live session.

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Old Stories into New
The Pleasures and Pitfalls of Retellings
Old Stories x800Authors constantly draw on the stories that have preceded them–particularly folklore, mythology, and fables, but also beloved literature and media. How do you keep your work original and interesting when you’re playing with familiar stories?Purchase for $29. This class is also available live.