First Draft: A Literary Social with Kathy Fish

Wednesday, September 14 @ 2:30 pm

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Miami Book Fair presents First Draft, a series of informal writing events that turn happy hours into great stories.

Miami Book Fair presents First Draft, a series of informal writing events that turn happy hours into great stories. You’re inspired. But you’re also thirsty. Bring your own drink and log in for a First Draft event and a guided writing prompt. Share your writing. You never know what you might knock out as you knock one back!

A guided writing prompt with a twist.

Because writing is thirsty work.

Have a drink. Write a story. Have another drink. Write a better story.

Miami Book Fair presents First Draft, a series of informal writing events that turn happy hours into great stories.

You’re inspired. But you’re also thirsty. Bring your own drink and log in for a First Draft event and a guided writing prompt. Share your writing. You never know what you might knock out as you knock one back!

Instructor: Kathy Fish
Theme: Big Stories in a Small Space: The Art of Flash Fiction

This 90-minute generative session will introduce you to the unique beauty and brevity of flash fiction. We’ll read and discuss some excellent examples, then write to two prompts aimed at honing skills of concision and urgency.

Kathy Fish’s stories have been widely published in journals, anthologies, and text-books. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in Ploughshares, Copper Nickel, Best American Non-Required Reading, Washington Square Review, the Norton Reader, and Norton’s Flash Fiction America (2023). Honors include the Copper Nickel Editor’s Prize and a Ragdale Foundation Fellowship. The author of five short fiction collections, Fish teaches a variety of creative writing workshops online. She also publishes a popular monthly craft newsletter. Subscribe here: The Art of Flash Fiction.

Details

Date:
Wednesday, September 14
Time:
2:30 pm

Venue

Livestreamed

Other

Language
English
Occurrence
All Year