• February 8, 2018
  • 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
  • California Institute of Integral Studies
    1453 Mission Street
    San Francisco, CA 94103
Add to Calendar 02/08/2018 6:30 pm 02/08/2018 9:30 pm America/Los_Angeles How to Write a Story How to Write a Story, A Workshop with Carolyn Cooke California Institute of Integral Studies
1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
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Registration - $50
Members - $40
At the Door - $45

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Stories can hold us in suspense, transport us, reveal the intricate truths of private life, and the paradoxes of human nature. Stories can illuminate the brutal specificity of a moment or the trajectory of a lifetime in a few pages. How is this done? Can you learn to do it?

In this workshop, you'll learn to write an extremely short story and develop your capacity to evoke situation, character, atmosphere, and point of view. Leave with a list of your own story ideas and a few techniques for inventing a reality in which other people (your readers) might want to spend time.

This event is part of our How To Workshop Series. Purchase series registration here.

Carolyn Cooke is the author of a novel, Daughters of the Revolution, and two collections of short stories, The Bostons and Amor and Psycho. Her fiction has won the PEN/Robert Bingham Prize, has been shortlisted for the PEN/Hemingway Award, and has been featured in Best American Short Stories, The O. Henry Prize Stories, and The Paris Review. Cooke is a professor in the MFA Programs at CIIS.

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