Writing Well Crafted Fiction

Instructor: Stephen Rea

Whether your goal is to perfect your short stories or get your literary novel onto bookstore shelves, or you simply enjoy writing for yourself and want to master the basics, this course will suit your needs and improve your fiction writing.

Students will have their work read, edited, and discussed, and we will also read and critique other writers. The program will be flexible and informal and tailored to the interests of the students, no matter their age, writing ability, or experience.

Bio: Stephen Rea is originally from Northern Ireland but has lived in New Orleans since 2004. A former national newspaper journalist in the UK, he is the author of the book Finn McCool's Football Club, a tale set against Hurricane Katrina centered around the Irish pub in Mid-City.

When: Tuesday evenings from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Duration: Eight weeks
Where: Loyola campus, Bobet Hall, Room 341.
Cost: $250.00
Open to: Adults (18+) and is not for Loyola credit.

If you are interested, please email: stephen@stephen-rea.com with your name, email address, and a writing sample (length should be between 1 and 10 pages). To reserve your spot, please mail your check to: Walker Percy Center, Box 157, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118. 

For further information, email stephen@stephen-rea.com or call (504) 931 9902.