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Krawiec – Tuesdays, Sept 22nd – Oct 27th, 7-9pm


This writing-intensive, learner-centered course will focus on reading a diverse range of stories, discussion of fictional techniques, and writing and revising a story. We will share parts of your stories in progress not for critique, but for positive feedback. Among topics covered will be how to write effective action, dialogue, description.  Ways to integrate flashbacks and utilize time.  Voice, tone, and theme.


About the instructor: Richard Krawiec wrote the curriculum for the Beginning and Intermediate Fiction Writing courses which he teaches online for UNC-Chapel Hill. He also teaches Advanced Fiction Writing at UNC on a one-to-one basis.  He won the Excellence in Teaching Award for his work.

Richard Krawiec’s first novel, Time Sharing, was published by Viking Penguin. It was reviewed by such luminaries as Michiko Kakutani, Richard Eder, and Jonathan Yardley. It was featured in Publisher’s Weekly Recommended List, and the Village Voice Real Life Rock Top Ten column. Multiple film options have been sold through the years.

His second novel, Faith in What?, was published by Avisson Press. It was well-reviewed, receiving attention from Publisher’s Weekly, Kirkus and major daily newspapers throughout the U.S.



This class is conducted online! A computer with audio, video, and internet functionality is required. Student gives permission for The ArtsCenter and for instructor to use their image and comments in class recordings for promotional non-commercial purposes. Refunds and exchanges are not offered for online classes.


All ArtSchool registrations have a $3 processing fee added upon check-out.

ArtsCenter members receive 15% off of the cost of this course!