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Get Weird! How to Make Your Fiction Original, Compelling, and Deeply Weird with Evan J. Peterson

Taking cues from classic stories as well as contemporary literature, film, and pop culture, workshop leader Evan J. Peterson teaches you the ways to make your writing original, compelling, and deeply Weird. From witchcraft to spirits to unnameable entities, you’ll learn what … Continue reading

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Christmas in Narnia: Creating Traditions for Fictional Cultures with Evan J. Peterson

Every human culture has rituals, many of which correspond to certain times of year. When building a fictional world, tradition and ritual are essential to a complete, rich culture. Whether you’re writing about alien religions, secular cyborgs, or ancient Atlantis, this … Continue reading

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It’s Coming from Inside the House: Writing Domestic Dangers and Haunted Homes with Evan J. Peterson

Claustrophobic basements. Menacing children and malevolent in-laws. Monstrous gentrification. Domestic thrillers are particularly popular lately, but they have their roots firmly planted in Gothic literature. From the works of Bram Stoker to Shirley Jackson to Jordan Peele, nothing’s creepier than … Continue reading

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Hooray for Evil: Fearsome Monsters and Effective Villains with Evan J. Peterson

What scares you? It’s a challenge to create original and believable monsters and villains. Monsterologist Evan J. Peterson will take students through a course in creating fearsome characters and beasts. Tap into what disturbs you and use that to flesh out … Continue reading

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Queer Is a Verb: Disrupting the Norm with Evan J. Peterson

Evan J. Peterson teaches you how to queer your writing in fresh, diverse, and ethical ways. Dive into expansion and exploration of gender and sexuality in speculative fiction and secondary worlds. In addition to reimagining the rules and possibilities of gender and sex, … Continue reading

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Get Weird! How to Make Your Fiction Original, Compelling, and Deeply Weird with Evan J. Peterson

Taking cues from classic stories as well as contemporary literature, film, and pop culture, workshop leader Evan J. Peterson teaches you the ways to make your writing original, compelling, and deeply Weird. From witchcraft to spirits to unnameable entities, you’ll learn what … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Workshop with Evan J. Peterson

This workshop focuses on flash fiction, also known as short short stories. The workshop consists 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 … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Workshop with Evan J. Peterson

This workshop focuses on flash fiction, also known as short short stories. The workshop consists 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 … Continue reading

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Hooray for Evil: Fearsome Monsters and Effective Villains with Evan J. Peterson

What scares you? It’s a challenge to create original and believable monsters and villains. Monsterologist Evan J. Peterson will take students through a course in creating fearsome characters and beasts. Tap into what disturbs you and use that to flesh out … Continue reading

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Queer Is a Verb: Disrupting the Norm with Evan J. Peterson

Evan J. Peterson teaches you how to queer your writing in fresh, diverse, and ethical ways. Dive into expansion and exploration of gender and sexuality in speculative fiction and secondary worlds. In addition to reimagining the rules and possibilities of gender and sex, … Continue reading

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