In this 8-week course we will cover character & plot, setting & structure, and how to put it all together in a short story or novel. If you’ve always wanted to write, but don’t know how to get started, if you have a draft, but don’t know how to revise it for publication, this workshop is for you.
Q. Lindsey Barrett is graduate of the two-year Fiction Writing Program at the University of Washington, and received her MFA from Vermont College. In addition to teaching writing, she leads conference workshops, served as three-time short fiction contest judge then chair of the Novel category of Pacific Northwest Writers Conference's writing contest, is a reader for the Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize and the Katherine Patterson Prize for YA & Children’s Writing, and is a submission reader for the literary journal Hunger Mountain. She is a novelist and short story writer, and reviews books for Los Angeles Review and for BookPage. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in regional and national journals and magazines including Drunken Boat, Spindrift Art & Literary Journal, Author, and Cosmopolitan magazine. An excerpt of her novel-in-progress A Cooler Than Hot Place was selected for publication in New Voices.