Beginner Fiction Workshop with Rita Chang-Eppig

Tuesdays, April 16-May 21

Meeting Time: 6:30-8:45pm ET

Location: Online (Zoom)

Price: $450

Patron Price: $425

In this six-week workshop with One Story author Rita Chang-Eppig (Deep as the Sky, Red as the Sea), each participant will workshop a short story or novel excerpt. We will also do close readings of published fiction, focusing on elements of craft such as point of view, description, and dialogue. The class will meet on Zoom from 6:30-8:45 ET each Tuesday night from April 16 through 21. Tuition includes a 30-minute independent meeting with the instructor.

This class is designed for writers without significant workshop experience. Enrolled students should plan on having a workshop submission (3000-5000 words) ready to send in by Thursday, April 1. More information will be provided upon enrollment.

Yes, we have a limited number of scholarships for the class. Scholarships cover 50% of tuition. Recipients will be selected at random. You can apply for one here. The deadline to request a scholarship is Sunday, March 24. We will notify all entrants by Tuesday, March 26.

About Rita Chang-Eppig:

Rita Chang-Eppig’s novel about a legendary Chinese pirate queen, Deep as the Sky, Red as the Sea, was a Barnes & Noble Discover, Indie Next, Indies Introduce, and Good Morning America Buzz pick. Her stories have appeared in The Best American Short Stories 2021McSweeney’s Quarterly ConcernConjunctionsClarkesworldOne Story, and elsewhere. She has received fellowships from the Rona Jaffe Foundation, the Vermont Studio Center, the Writers Grotto, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies at San Jose State University.


Our classes are designed to be safe spaces for all who participate. One Story will not tolerate hate speech, bullying, or harassment directed toward instructors or fellow students, and reserves the right to remove participants who engage in such behavior from our classes.

Full refunds are available through April 8. Partial refunds (50%) are granted if the class is dropped within one week of the class start date (April 9-15). Payment is non-refundable on or after the class’s start date. For questions about the refund policy, or to receive a refund, please contact

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