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“VOICE AND DISTANCE” Masterclass, with Scott Driscoll

July 11, 2020
Write on the River
United States

This three-hour masterclass is open to the public and will be taught by guest instructor, Scott Driscoll, and held via Zoom. The class will consist of a combination of lecture, break out rooms, and Q&A. For those who are interested, prior submissions will be read anonymously for discussion.

Saturday, July 11

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Via Zoom (link will be sent after registration has been completed)



Voice and Distance

Choosing how any story best gets told means understanding the characters’ emotions, the narrator’s perspective on events, and who is  actually “telling” the story.  Learn about psychic and narrative distance and apply it to your fiction writing.

SCOTT DRISCOLL An award-winning instructor, Scott Driscoll holds an MFA from the University of Washington and has been teaching creative writing for the University of Washington for twenty-five years. He is the author of the novel Better You Go Home, winner of the Foreword First Debut Fiction award and he has published stories and essays in literary journals and written many feature articles for commercial magazines and has won numerous Society of Professional Journalism awards

Registration cost: $25 (WOTR members $12) 


To submit a piece that will be read anonymously for discussion:

  1. 250 words or less, double spaced, Times New Roman
  2. Send as a Word document attached to email
  3. Subject line: WOTR SUMMER 2020
  4. Email to: write2unpack@gmail.com

Submissions will be stripped of identifying information and emailed as a whole to all registered attendees for review prior to the workshop. Presenter will read submissions in random order, and as time allows.

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