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Great Endings (And How to Write Them)

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1110 8th Ave
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Brooklyn, New York 11215
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Joe Pfister

What you'll learn in this writing class:

Often, the difference between a merely good and great story comes down to, quite simply, how its ends. Endings, we are taught, should be both surprising and inevitable. So how do we, as writers, navigate this contradiction and create a finale that is truly exceptional?

In this two-hour workshop, we will focus, in particular, on some of the most remarkable final acts in modern fiction. From John Cheever and Alice Munro to Saïd Sayrafiezadeh and T.C. Boyle, we will delve into the art of the dénouement—with a keen eye toward learning how to construct the perfect ending: one that resonates with the reader long after they have finished the last line.

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