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Chick Lit: Writing Women's Literature with Stephanie Lehmann

Written by eastern writer on Tuesday, December 11, 2007

In this class you can expect to work on:

  1. Strategies to help get out that first draft
  2. Creating a heroine your readers will root for
  3. Plotting her journey so everything goes wrong (at the right time)
  4. Creating romantic and sexual tension
  5. Rewriting with the objectivity of a therapist
  6. Gaining an understanding of the business, why you need an agent, and how to get one
  7. Finding information about what's happening in publishing now
  8. Finding your voice -- the one that tells the story that can only be written by you

Admission requirements:
You should submit a letter of interest, including a brief work history, previous coursework, and a writing sample of no more than 15 pages and no less than 1. See course details, visit this link


About Stephanie Lehmann
Stephanie Lehmann is the author of Are You in the Mood?, Thoughts While Having Sex, and The Art of Undressing. Her plays have been produced off off Broadway, and she is a contributor to Salon. Originally from San Francisco, she's a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, and has a master's in creative writing from New York University. Lehmann now lives with her husband and two children in Manhattan, where she's an associate at the Elaine Koster Literary Agency. Her fourth novel will be published by Penguin/NAL in March 2006.

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