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Crafting a Believable World with Hafsah Faizal

Date(s): Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Phoenix MST
Craft Class
Genre and Form(s): Fiction
Cost: $49 Regular, $35 Student

About the Class

Whether you're writing epic fantasy or small-town contemporary, a strong world is crucial. Join Hafsah Faizal, the New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of We Hunt the Flame, as she leads a workshop on how to craft a believable world in today's competitive, commercial market: constructing the foundations of government and geography, cultures and traditions—you'll learn everything that makes a real world tick, all while remaining grounded in your narrator's shoes, resulting in a beautiful world your readers will want to get lost in, time and time again.

Meet Your Instructor

Photograph of Hafsah Faizal

Hafsah Faizal is the New York Times bestselling author of We Hunt the Flame and We Free the Stars, and the founder of IceyDesigns, where she creates websites for authors and beauteous goodies for everyone else. When she’s not writing, she can be found designing, deciding between Assassin’s Creed and Skyrim, or traversing the world. Born in Florida and raised in California, she now resides in Texas with her family and a library of books waiting to be devoured.

About the Piper Writers Studio

The Piper Writers Studio is committed to supporting writers in every stage of their development by providing challenging, diverse, and accessible educational opportunities. All classes are not-for-credit, and are intended for an open to the public. You do not need to be an ASU student to attend. Writers of all backgrounds, genres, and experience levels are welcome. Discounts for students, senior citizens, individuals experiencing economic challenges, and other groups are available for every class. To learn more about the Piper Writer Studio, visit our website at