Joys of Genre | Virtual Workshop
Joys of Genre with Christopher Murphy
- 7-9 pm for 5 weeks beginning March 25
- Registration Fee: $185
- Registration closes Monday, March 22 at 5:00 pm
- Scholarships are available for those with financial need. Fill out the application online.
We will look at various existing genres--fantasy, western, horror, crime, romance--as well as examples from those genres. We will break down the common tropes in those genres, looking at how they might be used and how they might be defied. We will write exercises in those genres, culminating in a full short story in your preferred genre.
About the instructor:
Christopher Murphy teaches creative writing at Northeastern State University and serves on the editorial board for Nimrod. He's had work published at Gulf Coast (online), Jellyfish Review, Necessary Fiction, Spartan, and decomP, among others. He has a forthcoming collection of flash fiction from Mongrel Empire Press.