Crafting Survival Stories: One Day Workshop
Turn singularly or globally catastrophic events into meaningful literature in this course that guides you through writing thoughtfully and sensitively about disasters.
What you can learn.
- Learn about the psychology of catastrophe and how humans cope with uncertainty
- Examine how catastrophe has influenced the past and historical literature
- Get advice on how to craft writing that explores personal or global disasters
- Discover universal truths in your personal experiences and stories
About this course:Catastrophe is becoming more common an experience than Americans imagined possible. Writers are invited to focus on the universal truths revealed about humanity through stories about singular or global events. This cross-genre course unpacks those truths through multiple lenses. Work will be explored in terms of craft and also from psychological, philosophical, or historical perspectives.
Fall 2020 Schedule
These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.
Enrollment opens two weeks prior to course date. Internet access required.
This course uses remote instruction. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time.