Story Writing Class

writing class

The Mariposa - Yosemite Short Story Writing Project


Class begins September 9, 2015 and meets every Wednesday evening at 6pm for six weeks at Mariposa County Arts Council office. For information call (209) 966-3155.


I. GOAL:  Your story is good enough to publish

II. Focus areas:

  1. Aiming high

  2. Basic skills

  3. Learnable techniques

  4. Writing as if the World Mattered

  5. Writing exercises


  6. Distribute your story for critique

  7. Do First Re-Write of your story

  8. Discuss / Share what you learned

  9. Do Macro - Revision

  10. Making the reader see thru Different Eyes


  11. Evoking Emotion

  12. Read your revised stories

  13. Do Micro - Revision

  14. Poetic Prose

  15. Marketing