Beginner

  • FIREFLIES: A Writing Workshop

    As writers, our most powerful material awaits us within the “firefly fields” of our hearts, minds, and memories. Author Coleen Paratore will lead participants through write-and-share rounds in search o...

    September 24, 2017 — 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Coleen M. Paratore

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  • SOLD OUT! Introduction to Memoir Writing

    Find out what memoir is, and how to write one, in this class that focuses on the beginner who has the desire to get down on paper those things he or she wants to say about life. Everyone has something usef...

    October 4, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Michael Welch

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  • Who’s the Seuss?

    Who’s the Seuss? Learn about writing for children and young adults from a seasoned professional, best known for her debut novel, The Wedding Planner’s Daughter, which sparked a 6 book series set on Cap...

    October 8, 2017 — 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Coleen M. Paratore

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  • Writing Creatively

    Writing well takes practice. This class focuses on supporting an ongoing creative writing practice with prompts, discussion, writing time, and workshopping opportunities. Whether you are a beginner or have...

    October 12, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Instructor: Cara Benson

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  • Editing 101: The Basics of Cleaning Up Copy

    Do misused words annoy you? Does it irritate you when you see an apostrophe in the wrong place? Do you want to know how to spot a false parallel or a dangling participle? Maybe you're an editor at heart! T...

    October 17, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Instructor: Stephen Leon

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  • Child’s Play: Using Lost & Found Objects to Visualize a Story, or Essay (AGES 14–17)

    This class will be about serious fun, and serious writing for teens. I’ll bring toys, found objects, markers, sketch pads, and more. We’ll talk about what it means to use our “child brain,” to ques...

    November 4, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: Megan Culhane Galbraith

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  • Block Busting: How to Break through the Barriers that Keep You from Writing

    Creative blocks afflict almost every writer sooner or later. If you’ve ever found yourself paralyzed, staring at an empty piece of paper or a blank computer screen, you know the feelings of frustration a...

    November 4, 2017 — 01:15 PM to 03:15 PM

    Instructor: Julie Lomoe

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  • The Alchemy of Creative Writing

    Through creative visualization, writing, and art, you’ll learn ways to dig deep into the sources of your creative imagination to bring forth gems to use in your writing. You’ll also learn ways of worki...

    November 14, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 08:30 PM

    Instructor: Julie Lomoe

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Advanced

  • Advanced Screenwriting: Psychology for Screenwriters

    This workshop is for those interested in learning aspects of human behavior that can add conflict to scenes and make screenplays come to life. Psychological theories of personality and psychoanalysis are d...

    November 6, 2017 — 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Instructor: Bernard Amador

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