Writing Narrative Nonfiction in Short Story Form with Lisa Alpine

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Writing Narrative Nonfiction in Short Story Form with Lisa Alpine
Time: 
Saturday, August 3, 2013 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Facilitator: 
LIsa Alpine
Location: 
Rainbow Room

About the Workshop

This is a rare opportunity to hone your short story writing craft with a master teacher. Participants will learn how to bring short stories to life with writing exercises and discussion focusing on key aspects of the craft:
  • Gathering and using direct quotes and dialog. 
  • Weaving a sensual tapestry. 
  • Setting the scene. 
  • Injecting levity and humor. 
  • Researching and incorporating useful, interesting, and unique details that may include history, politics, science to enhance and inform. 
  • Presenting quirks, twists, and the unexpected.
Cost: $80
(Current Kalani volunteer? Ask about discount!) 

About Lisa Alpine

Lisa Alpine’s thirty years as a writer and teacher has taken her along an evolving path of creativity. She wrote destination pieces for Sunday travel sections in regional newspapers, to her own syndicated column in the Pacific Sun. Currently she writes short stories for special interest magazines, anthologies, and her own books. Visit Lisa'a website