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Joys of Genre Workshop Begins

Event Date: 
Monday, February 21, 2022 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Event Details: 

Joys of Genre | 4-week workshop
Feb. 21, Feb. 28, March 7, & March 21, 7-9 p.m.

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.

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Scholarships are available for those with financial need. Apply here.

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 new collection of flash fiction from Mongrel Empire Press.

Registration will close at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 17.

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Center for Poets and Writers at OSU-Tulsa
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