Cinderella Goes to The Prom: How to do write a retelling

When:
September 3, 2018 – September 28, 2018 all-day
2018-09-03T00:00:00-04:00
2018-09-29T00:00:00-04:00
Cost:
$30 non-members/$25 HCRW and CRW/NC members
Contact:
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Cinderella Goes to The Prom: How to do write a retelling     

Instructor: JoSelle Vanderhooft

 

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Course Description: From Gregory McGuire’s beloved Wicked to Anne Rice’s Sleeping Beauty Quartet to countless reimaginings of Beauty and the Beast and Cinderella, retellings are a perennial hot subject for writers. In this class, editor JoSelle Vanderhooft (also an author of numerous fairy tale retellings in prose and poetry) will teach you why readers and writers crave reimagining these stories again and again, what kinds of stories make the best retellings, and how to make your favorite classic story uniquely your own. The goal of this course is to give students a rough outline for a retelling of their own.

Instructor BIO: JoSelle Vanderhooft has been editing since 2004. Her clients include publishers such as Dreamspinner Press, Siren/Bookstrand, and Bella Books and individual authors who have been nominated for numerous awards or reached Amazon bestseller status. As an author, anthologist, and poet, her own work has been a finalist for the Rainbow Reader Award, the Bram Stoker Award, and the Lambda Literary Award. She lives in Utah with her family and a marvelous orange kitty cat. Josellevanderhooft@gmail.com