Flash Fiction: Little Stories with A Big Kick, with Jenny Bitner, Oct. 5th – Nov. 9th (via Wet Ink / Zoom)

Jenny Bitner

Jenny Bitner

WEDNESDAYS, OCT. 5th – NOV. 9th | Do you want to write the Great American Novel but find it hard to finish a short story? Maybe you need to ease into writing with something you can write a first draft of in a few hours. I believe that before we can tackle a longer piece of writing, it’s important to learn the elements of what make good writing, and the perfect practice ground for this is short fiction.

This class will focus on learning these elements by writing flash fiction (stories under 1500 words). We will discuss different aspects of craft and read some of the best examples of flash. I will give you daily writing prompts, and each week the class will give you feedback on a new story. At the end of the class I will encourage you to send your finished work out into the world.

 

 

 

 

Asynchronous learning materials for this class will be available online (via the Wet Ink platform). Scheduled class sessions will take place via Zoom. Registered students, please contact the instructor directly for Zoom details.

Jenny Bitner’s fiction and poetry has been published in Mississippi Review, The Fabulist, The Sun, Fence, Corium, Fourteen Hills, Mid-American Review, and PANK. Pine Press published a chapbook of her poetry entitled Mother. Her story “The Pamphleteer” was published in Best American Nonrequired Reading. Her work was also included in the anthology Writing That Risks. Her nonfiction has appeared in Utne Reader, To-Do List, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, and Men’s Health. She earned an M.F.A. in creative writing from the University of Virginia. She is also a certified hypnotherapist. Her novel Here Is A Game We Could Play was published in 2021 from Acre Books.

Contact: jenny.bitner@gmail.com

Number of sessions: 6

Dates: Wednesdays, October 5, 12, 19, 26; November 2, 9

Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm Pacific Time

Wet Ink Module Available: October 4th, 10:00pm Pacific Time

Course fee: $420

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