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Dungeons & Dragons & Writing 6-Week Zoom Class, Starts September 7th, 2022
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Dungeons & Dragons & Writing 6-Week Zoom Class, Starts September 7th, 2022

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Begins Wednesday, September 7th, 2022

Class will meet weekly on Wednesday nights via Zoom, 6PM - 8PM EST

Open to All writers!

Any questions about this class? Use the Chat Button (lower left) to talk with us.

Taught by Evan Fleischer, a writer, editor, and teacher who has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times, and numerous other publications. He is the Fiction Editor at Hobart.

Looking for an out-of-the-box way to expand your characters and character-building skills? Dungeons & Dragons is a collective storytelling game played amongst friends with dice telling the players what they can and can’t do.

This class aims to take the structure of Dungeons & Dragons and the act of playing the game itself to enable students to conduct a living, ever-deepening study of character and storytelling structures as characters encounter a collective story in real time.

Each student will be responsible for producing 10-20 pages of material over the course of six weeks and will be provided with supplementary videos and text to further the study of character. No prior experience necessary. All are welcome.

Evan will provide feedback outside of class and will encourage all students to do the same. If students end up writing about the character they play, Evan will also leave the door open to aspects of that writing being brought into the game as well.
Throughout the class, Evan will share excerpts from "Meander, Spiral, Explode" and "How To Be The Greatest Improviser in the World," as well as individual video essays that look at Tony Soprano and Anthony Hopkins in Westworld, amongst other items of interest.


  • 10-20 pages of new material.

  • An increased understanding of character/characterization


  • You're finding the constraints of your current writing practice too limiting.
  • You want exposure to a range of new approaches to bring to your writing practice.
  • You want an expanded sense of what is possible in your work in 2022 and beyond!


This class meets weekly via Zoom. Come prepared for a super fun class with live interaction on Zoom each week and plenty of writing, reading, and talking!

You can pay for the course in full or use Shop Pay or Affirm to pay over time with equal Monthly Payments. Both options are available at checkout.
  • Instructor: Evan Fleischer

  • Class size limited to 8 writers

  • Class Starts September 7th, 2022

  • Course is fully ONLINE.

Instructor Evan Fleischer is a writer, editor, and recent MFA graduate. He has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Guardian, The New Republic, Slate, The Washington Post, Vice, and numerous other publications. He is currently a fiction editor at Hobart Pulp.

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