$350 – $360

Novel Intensive With Heather Newton

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Flatiron Writers Room

5 Covington Street

Asheville, NC 28806

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This intensive six-week course is for writers with a novel in progress who want guidance and feedback in a supportive small group setting: enrollment is limited to five people. Each student’s work will be the focus of 1) a half-hour interview/brainstorming session with instructor and peers; and 2) a critique of up to 20 pages of the novel. Class discussion and in-class writing exercises will address point of view, character, time, plot and structure and strategies for staying organized. Admission is based on instructor permission. To apply, email a writing sample of up to 15 pages to info@flatironwriters.com. Once the instructor admits you, you may register through Eventbrite or by paper check.

About the instructor: Heather Newton’s novel Under The Mercy Trees (HarperCollins 2011) won the Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award, was chosen by the Women’s National Book Association as a Great Group Reads Selection and named an “Okra Pick” by the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (“great southern fiction fresh off the vine”). A practicing attorney, she has taught creative writing for UNC-Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program and the NC Writers Network and is Program Manager for the Flatiron Writers Room.

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Inclement weather: If the instructor has to cancel a session due to weather, the Flatiron Writers Room will email you and post an announcement on our website by 4 p.m. the day of the session. The instructor will reschedule the missed class for a time convenient to as many participants as possible. The Flatiron Writers Room reserves the right to cancel this workshop if not enough people sign up, in which case you will receive a full refund. You may request a refund up until 5 p.m. September 27, 2017, via Eventbrite or email to info@flatironwriters.com for a full refund. After that date, no refunds will be made.

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