Instructor: Oksana Marafioti
Date: November 18th, 6pm PST
Duration: 2-3 Hours
Good stories are filled with amazing images that draw readers in, but how do writers accomplish this rich imagery? How do writers create characters and story worlds that seem real? Through vivid language! In this class, we’ll go on a world-building adventure and explore two of the most important components of writing with impact: show vs. tell.
Note: Prior to the start of your scheduled class/classes you’ll receive a link to the Zoom Webinar/Masterclass along with any additional instructions.
Oksana Marafioti is an award-winning American writer. Her memoir, American Gypsy, was published in 2012 (FSG), followed by publications in Time, Slate, The Rumpus, Pilgrimage, storySouth, Telegraph, and several anthologies, including Immigrant Voices (Penguin Books, 2015). She was the 2013 Library of Congress Kluge Fellow and is the current recipient of the Picador Excellence in Literature of Diversity Award and Professorship at the University of Leipzig, Germany. She’s the founder of Las Vegas Writers Lounge, an online creative writing studio providing classes and workshops to writers of all levels and genres.