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The Importance of Backstory & Flashback in Your Fiction

at Brooklyn Brainery - Park Slope

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Park Slope, Brooklyn
1110 8th Ave
Btwn 11th & 12th Streets
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 fiction class:

Looking Back or Moving Forward: The Importance of Backstory and Flashback in Your Fiction

Backstory. Flashback. What is the difference? How much is too much? In this discussion-based craft workshop, we will read and analyze key examples from well-known authors such as Nick White, Alice Munro, and Sally Rooney, and will explore the ins and outs of tense, point of view, and narrative momentum when deciding where and when to employ flashback and backstory in your own fiction. You’ll leave this two-hour course armed with new tools and a deeper understanding of how to employ these different techniques and why.

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If you're looking for a refund or class credit, you need to back out of the class a full week before it starts. (No exceptions!) We know it's draconian, but since we aren't charging an arm and a leg and have to buy all our materials in advance, it's kinda hard to deal with last-minute bailings.

We also can't transfer registrations to a future session of the class. Sorry!

Instead of dropping out if you have a schedule conflict, a better idea is to ask around and see if any of your friends want the spot. We can't give you a refund less than a week out, even if there's a wait list for the class. 

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