Spring 2018: Putting the Strange in Your Story

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Spring 2018: Putting the Strange in Your Story

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March 1 – 22, 2018
Thursdays, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
All classes meet at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington
Instructor: Laura Lampton Scott
For writers at all levels

A man made famous for playing a vampire on TV is haunted by a real ghost; something is wrong at a contemporary boarding school that feels like it’s stuck in the Victorian era; a giant man swims upstream in an ice cold river. The unusual is thriving in contemporary storytelling. Maybe art is imitating our strange times. We will look at some of these stories and consider how the strange can get us closer to the truth. Students can plan to draft two stories and discuss one in class.