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Friday, April 21 • 10:00am - 12:00pm
No Such Thing as a Dumb Idea: A Craft Class with Leah Sottile

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When it comes to enterprise journalism and creative nonfiction, the most memorable stories can be based on ideas no editor in their right mind would accept. In this workshop, freelance journalist Leah Sottile will walk students through several stories her own editors raised their eyebrows at, but that evolved into some of her most memorable pieces of work. Afterward, attendees of this workshop will discuss their own weird ideas they've brought to the workshop, and together we'll create a toolbox that will help you figure out where to take the idea next, how to get started on research and how to create a pitch that can help sell the idea.

This class is ticketed ($35 plus fees) and capped at 35 attendees. Buy tickets here! *Tickets will go on sale Monday, March 20th at 8am. 

*This class is located in Events A on the first floor of the Spokane Central Library.

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Leah Sottile

Leah Sottile is the author of When the Moon Turns to Blood: Lori Vallow, Chad Daybell and a Story of Murder, Faith and End Times. As a freelance journalist, her features, profiles, investigations and essays have been published by the Washington Post, The New York Times Magazine, Playboy... Read More →

Friday April 21, 2023 10:00am - 12:00pm PDT
Spokane Public Library- Events A 906 W Main Ave, Spokane, WA 99201