"Finding the Shift: Crafting Your Story's Turning Point" with Sindya Bhanoo
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Do you have a short story that feels more like a collection of scenes than a complete story?
What is it that makes a story a story? Short stories come in all shapes and forms, but in order for a piece to land, there must be a shift, or the explicit lack of a shift. More often than not, identifying what the shift is, or where the story turns, is something that emerges in the revision process.
This class will look at portions of stories written by Z.Z. Packer, Tania James, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, YiYun Li and others and discuss how authors writes the shift. Is it a dramatic event? An
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