The Voice

Adult classes: The Fiction Writer's Toolkit

Date: Thursday, December 1, 2016

Time: 12:00 am


Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia
8900 Little River Turnpike
Fairfax, VA

Contact: Carla Rosenfeld


Thursdays, October 20 – December 1 (6 weeks)
(no class Nov 24)
10:30am – 12noon
Instructor: Professor Lisa Leibow, JD, MA

Participants will explore writing process, and elements of fiction such as character, setting, point of view, and dialogue. This is a hands-on writing lab, where students will complete writing exercises that emphasize various fiction techniques. By the end of the course, students will have added a number of fiction techniques to their writer’s toolkit and be ready to participate in a Fiction Workshop to be offered in the Spring. Limited to 15 students.

Lisa Leibow earned a masters in writing with a concentration in fiction from Johns Hopkins University. She teaches writing at Northern Virginia Community College, University of Maryland University College, and Johns Hopkins University. Her work has appeared in several literary journals; she’s the recipient of a Vermont Studio Center grant and residency, as well as the winner of Pitchapalooza D.C. and an honorable mention in the John Gardner Award for Best Character Description.
Fee: $175/$150 member
Code: #7573

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