This four-week course examines the origins and the development of crime fiction (mostly in the English language) since the late eighteenth century.
Whatever you're writing, imagery brings your material to life. Effective imagery goes far beyond flowery description to reveal character, mood, context, tone, setting, and theme. In this immersive workshop, we'll explore how imagery works through short writing exercises and analysis of effective examples. This class is suitable for writers of all levels looking to improve a work in progress or to start something new.
Kate Farrell, author of Story Power, discusses the radical change in storytelling along with contributors to the book who will model their stories.
This course examines one of the lesser-read great Russian novels, Demons (sometimes translated as The Possessed or The Devils), which Fyodor Dostoevsky wrote after returning from political exile in Siberia. We’ll work through this thrilling revolutionary mystery, along the way uncovering Dostoevsky’s political philosophy, and possibly drawing some parallels to our current moment.