Fiction Writing Workshop: Engaging the great outdoors (Class Full, Registration Closed)

“…what all these finely wrought characters want: to wring sweetness from what’s been passed down to them.” From a review of Sari’s award-winning book,
Father Guards the Sheep. 

Spring’s arrival invites reinvention and a fresh perspective on the world around us. Consider a 5-week fiction-writing class with an award-winning author, where a world of your own making can take shape.  With some suggested readings and writing options, you’ll have a chance to draft stories in which the outdoors provides the framework for creating characters, conflicts, and a sense of wonder.

At the instructor's request, a beautiful, pastoral location has been identified as inspiration for emerging writers. Wasch Center founder, Bill Wasch, is making his home and grounds available for outdoor class sessions. The address is 150 Coleman Road, Middletown (off Rte 17; road entrance opposite Slider's Bar & Grill). Watch for signage at the end of the long, uphill driveway.

Instructor: Sari Rosenblatt

Date: Mondays, May 3 - June 7

Time:4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location: 150 Coleman Road, Middletown, CT

Cost: $95

  • Required Short Readings List

    “Flatland” by Richard Plant— from Sudden Fiction International

    “The Canyon Where the Coyotes Live” by Bobbie Ann Mason—from The Best Small Fictions

    “What Happened During the Ice Storm” by Jim Heynen--From Flash Fiction: 72 Very Short Stories

    “Pretty Ice” by Mary Robison

    “The Woman in the Acequia” by Pam Lewis—from The Vestal Review