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MICRO STORIES with Roberta Allen
Goddard Riverside Community Center, The Bernie Wohl Center
New York, NY
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MICRO STORIES with Roberta Allen
May 24-June 28, 2017
6:30-8:30 pm

In this workshop for beginning and experienced writers, you will learn how to write micro stories, also known as flash or short shorts in which the story is shaved down to its essence. Using a quick and simple method, you will tap into stories that move you whether fiction or memoir and learn how to say more by saying less. You will learn how to shape your first drafts and revise them into finished works. I will read and discuss published micro stories. You will write in class, revise at home and read aloud revisions to get constructive feedback and specific suggestions for improvement in an open, caring and exciting environment.

BIO  
Roberta Allen's new collection of short and very short fiction, The Princess of Herself, will be published in 2017. She is the author of eight other books. Her two collections of short shorts, Certain People and The Traveling Woman, were both praised by the New York Times Book Review. She is also the author of the novel, The Dreaming Girl; the novella-in-shorts, The Daughter; and the travel memoir, Amazon Dream. She has published two writing workbooks, The Playful Way to Serious Writing and The Playful Way to Knowing Yourself and the first guide to writing very short stories, Fast Fiction. Over 300 of her short and very short stories have appeared in journals, such as Conjunctions, Guernica, Bomb, The Brooklyn Rail, Open City and in many anthologies, including the new Micro Fiction to be published in 2017. She is a member of New York Writers Workshop. Visit Roberta Allen's website: www.robertaallen.com.

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Goddard Riverside Community Center, The Bernie Wohl Center (View)
647 Columbus Avenue
New York, NY 10025
United States

Categories

Arts > Literary
Education > Classes
Education > Workshops

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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