SHORT AND SWEET: A SHORT STORY WORKSHOP (1 DAY)

summerblockkumarWant to write brilliant, heartfelt tales about the human condition for McSweeney’s? Now’s your chance! In this one-day Short Story Workshop, successful fiction writer Summer Block Kumar shares her recipe for crafting an irresistible short story! Through fun, in-class writing exercises and an engaging craft talk, she’ll help you brainstorm new ideas, and write a draft of a Pulitzer prize-winning gem. She’ll show you how to hook readers with an engaging premise, vivid characters and help you get to a draft of a killer short story in five pages or less. Newbies and pros welcome.

 

Instructor: Summer Block Kumar
Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016
2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $80 (Includes snacks and tea)
Location: Writing Pad West 2452 Overland Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90064
Note: Class will be limited to 10 students

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SUMMER BLOCK KUMAR

Summer Block Kumar writes short fiction, essays, poetry, plays, book reviews and sketch comedy. Her work has appeared in McSweeneys, The Toast, The Awl, The Nervous Breakdown, Trop, The Rumpus, Monkeybicycle, DIAGRAM, PANK, and in many other publications. Her short story “Hospitality” won the 2010 MWA award for short...Read More »


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Cancellation Policy: All sales are final and there are no refunds. Credit may be offered based on class availability. If you can’t come to class, call or email us as far in advance as possible. We will do everything we can to fill your spot, but we can’t make any guarantees. Credit eligibility is not based upon your reason for being unable to attend a class; it is based upon the timing of your credit request and our ability to fill your spot. If we find someone to take your place, you will receive class credit minus a $10 processing fee. Otherwise, your payment will be forfeit. To use class credits, you need to sign up for class in advance by emailing marilyn@writingpad.com or calling 323.333.2954.