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Saturday, April 17 • 9:00am - 11:00am
The Practice of Worldbuilding

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Whether you’re writing an intergalactic space opera or a realist novel set in your home state, worldbuilding is essential to your project. Often thought of as the realm of speculative fiction writers, worldbuilding enables fiction writers of all genres to better define and explore the physical, emotional, and sociocultural layers of their world. In this class, we’ll read fiction that demonstrates mastery of worldbuilding to understand how to develop our own unique worlds on the page. In-class exercises will help students bring their worlds to life.

Ticket link coming soon. This class will be ticketed ($35) and will be limited to 25 attendees.

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Ruth Joffre

Ruth Joffre was born and raised in Northern Virginia. Her mother was born in Cochabamba, Bolivia, in 1950, and Ruth has taken her mother's maiden name to honor her. After leaving Virginia, Ruth earned her BA from Cornell University and her MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She... Read More →

Saturday April 17, 2021 9:00am - 11:00am PDT