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Redbud Workshop: Writing the Novel (Weekday)

This is a craft and workshop hybrid class for students who are interested in learning more about writing novels. Discussions will include short story pacing versus novel pacing; identifying whether an idea is better suited for a novel or a short story; coming up with ideas for novels; the essential elements of a novel; outlining novels; and more. We will read and discuss two short novels in this course, and by the end of the course, all students will have written, workshopped, and polished a first chapter of a novel, and will leave the course with a roadmap for how to complete their book.

Instructor: Emily Cataneo

Dates: Begins Monday, May 15, 2023 and runs every Monday for 6 weeks

Time: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Level: Beginner and above

Location: Quail Ridge Books, 4209-100 Lassiter Mill Rd., Raleigh

8 seats max

Cost: $349 for new students; $319 for returning students

Note: the Redbud Writing Project offers sliding scale pricing. At check-out, you will be given the option of choosing a donor price. If you choose one of these prices, the extra $25, $50, or $100 will go towards scholarships for students who would not be able to afford our classes otherwise. Thank you in advance for considering making a contribution to inclusivity and access!


Event date: 
Monday, May 15, 2023 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Monday, May 22, 2023 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Monday, May 29, 2023 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Monday, June 5, 2023 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Monday, June 12, 2023 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Monday, June 19, 2023 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Event address: 
North Hills
4209-100 Lassiter Mill Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
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