The Seaside Institute is offering courses in creative writing and architectural photography this fall. Don’t miss the opportunity to work with a master in the field you are pursuing.

John Dufresne

WHAT: Creative Writing Workshop with author John Dufresne
The short fiction workshop will meet from 9 a.m. to noon to discuss the stories you’ve written. Dufresne will address concerns about writing and storytelling and lecture on narrative techniques and the fiction writing process. Writing exercises designed to give imaginations opportunities will complement the workshop. Dufresne will also meet individually in conference with each student. In the late afternoon, students will gather for social time and informal discussions of the writing business.
WHEN: October 22 – 24, 2015
FEE: $450 (tuition with manuscript) & $350 (tuition without manuscript)

Steven Brooke
Steven Brooke

WHAT: Architectural Photography and Composition Workshop with Steven Brooke
The dynamic 5-day workshop combines the history of architectural depiction and composition with an accessible approach to the technical demands of photographing architecture, landscape, and interiors. The workshop is suitable for students of all ability levels and backgrounds –from professional architects and real estate professionals, to travelers for whom architecture and design is a passion. The workshop covers the photography of individual buildings, streetscapes, landscapes, interiors, and night photography, and includes instruction in photographic techniques, composition and post-production.
WHEN: October 28 – November 1, 2015
FEE:  $550

For those planning further ahead, there are workshops in the Practice of Mindfulness and short-term non-fiction slated for February and Kathie Odom will be back to teach her second plein air class in April.

Space is limited in all classes. Affordable housing is available in the Village.

For more info, or to sign up for a class, visit The Seaside Institute.