Have you dreamed about getting a short story published in a literary journal like McSweeney’s? Now’s your chance! In this 5-week short story workshop in Los Angeles, successful writer Summer Block Kumar will help you craft a brilliant, heartfelt tale about the human condition! Through fun, in-class writing exercises and engaging craft talks, 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, share her method for discovering her characters and help you get to a killer ending in five pages or less. By end of the class, you’ll have a polished publication-ready short story as well as a solid plan for where to submit it. Experienced and beginning writers welcome.
Instructor: Summer Block Kumar
Oct. 11, 18, 25, Nov. 8, 15 (5 Sunday afternoons)
2:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $395 (includes snacks and tea)
Location: Writing Pad East (688 S. Santa Fe, Apt. 312, Los Angeles, CA 90021)
Note: Class will be limited to 10 students
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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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