Master Class In Fiction

A Writer’s Life Presents 

Catherine Brady Teaching 

a Master Class in Fiction 

At Verve Wellness Studio

Saturday, April 25, Saturday May 2, & Saturday May 9, 2020

10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Catherine (Kate) Brady

Professor Emerita

MFA In Writing Program 

University of San Francisco.

Author of Curled in the Bed of LoveStory

Logic and the Craft of Fiction, & 

The Mechanics of Falling

The Master Class will focus on Staging Dynamic Dialogue. Class participants will look at literary examples as models, consider effective strategies for writing dialogue rich with tension, and learn how to exploit setting and scene details to underscore the emotion of the moment. Participants will work consistently on a five-to-six page excerpt from their own fiction or creative nonfiction narrative to practice these techniques. 

Master Class Capacity: Twelve (12) participants.

Class Fee: $375.00. Reserve your space with a $150 deposit by March 14, 2020 and receive a 20% discount.Pay Here

Last day to enroll: April 11, 2020.

Location: Verve Wellness Studio 1231 Cortland Ave, S. F., Ca 94110 (at the corner of Cortland Ave. and Nevada St. in the Bernal Heights Neighborhood. Accessible by 24th and Mission BART to SFMTA #67 Bernal Heights to Cortland Ave. and Nevada St. From Bay Bridge: 101 to Cesar Chavez to Bayshore Blvd. to Cortland Ave.) 

Contact: Andrea Canaan–phone 415-515-5943– email: web site: or Facebook

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