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A nearby writer’s group is offering the following:

Category Local MFA Offering Agile Writers
Instructor: MFA Grad/Novelist Agile Writer Coach
Price $1,399 $160 ($5/week)
Length of Program 39 weeks
(9 months)
32 weeks
(6 weeks Storyboarding + 26 weeks writing / critque)
Meeting Frequency 1-2x per month Every Week
Number of Mtgs 13 32
Number of Critiques 2 (from teacher and peers) 32 (6 from Agile Coach on Storyboard, 26 from peers)
Entry Requirements 10-page sample None.
Class Size Limit 10 students Limited by Space
Partners Individual Study Groups of 3 Critique Partners
Time with Coach 30 minutes 6+ weeks Agile Storyboarding
Total Hours In Class 13*3 = 39hrs 32*2 = 64hrs
Cost / Hour $1399/39hrs = $35.87/hr $160/64hrs = $2.5/hr