Reminder About Upcoming Flash Fiction and Idea to Draft Online Writing Classes

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If you're looking for an interesting online writing class to keep productive during December, I've got both a flash fiction and a "Moving Your Story from Idea to Draft" workshop coming up on the 20th and 21st.

Time is fleeting, and December is rolling along. Here at the writing retreat I’m on this week, I’ve finished one story and a couple of flash pieces and am well on the way to finishing up “Carpe Glitter”. I hope to finish at least three of the half-finished pieces I brought with me.

On the 20th and 21st of December, I’m teaching two online writing classes focusing on speculative fiction. If you haven’t taken a class with me before, they’re done online via Goggle Hangouts, they’re a lot of fun, and you will emerge with some flash from the flash workshop and a well-fleshed out idea and some techniques for fleshing ideas out in the future from the Idea to Draft class.

Here’s the descriptions:

Flash Fiction Workshop
One day workshop focusing on flash fiction consisting of a mixture of lecture, in-class writing exercises, discussion of how to turn fragments into flash, and an overview of flash fiction markets. Come prepared to write! 8 students per section.

Saturday, December 20th, 9:30-11:30 AM PST
Sunday, February 22, 9:30-11:30 AM PST
$89 for former students; $99 for new students

Moving Your Story From Idea to Finished Draft
Come with a story idea, no matter how vague. We’ll discuss several ways of plotting a story, as well as engaging in class exercises designed to hone your plotting skills. Learn how to build a roadmap for your story that will help you complete it.

Sunday morning, December 21st, 2014, 9:30-11:30 AM PST
$89 for former students; $99 for new students

To register, mail me at catrambo AT gmail DOT com.

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Cat Rambo lives, writes, and teaches by the shores of an eagle-haunted lake in the Pacific Northwest. Her 200+ fiction publications include stories in Asimov's, Clarkesworld Magazine, and the magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. Her story, "Five Ways to Fall in Love on Planet Porcelain," from her collection Near + Far (Hydra House Books), was a 2012 Nebula nominee. Her editorship of Fantasy Magazine earned her a World Fantasy Award nomination in 2012. She is the current President of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). She is currently working on Exiles of Tabat, the third book of the Tabat Quartet. A new story collection, Neither Here Nor There, appears from Hydra House this fall.
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