Living Room Literature for Writers is an exciting new venture for the creative ones among you, requested by some of LRL’s regulars. The course is tailored for those who want to examine great works of literature from the perspective of both a writer and a reader. Focusing on two texts over a period of 4 weeks, we will uncover some of the literary devices used to make both distinctive and enduring.
After discussing such ideas as narrative voice, tone, genre, plotting, and character creation using texts as a whole and close analysis of selected passages, we will do various creative writing exercises to inspire and invigorate our writerly ambitions.
LRL for writers provides a combination of literary exploration and imaginative discovery; add to this the unintimidating atmosphere of my living room, the purring presence of Cecily my silver Tabby, and a mid-class break with homemade cake!