Beginner

  • Revise, Revise, Revise

    Learn to be your own editor and curator in this crash course that’s focused on one piece and one piece only. Come with a draft of something you're working on, any genre. The draft can be, and perhaps sho...

    January 20, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Instructor: Olivia Dunn

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  • Do You Wanna Write a Romance?

    Learn how to write a romance novel or novella, taught by a seven-time published author! This class covers all the basics, including the different sub-genres of romance, character development, character pla...

    January 22, 2018 — 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Instructor: Rebecca Grace Allen

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  • 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...

    January 25, 2018 — 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Michael Welch

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  • Observation & Documentation

    Borrowing techniques from journalism, photography, and drawing, we'll craft narratives that reflect our known world. In this workshop, we will utilize two primary writing skills: observing and documenting....

    February 3, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Instructor: Olivia Dunn

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

    Got writer’s block? Ever had it? In this workshop we’ll explore the underlying feelings behind personal blocks. Whether you’re a beginning writer or a seasoned professional, you’ll learn a variety ...

    February 17, 2018 — 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Julie Lomoe

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  • The Plot Thickens

    Have an idea for a novel but don’t know where to start? Get your fiction-writing gears spinning with an in-depth plotting and characterization workshop. Discover how to plan out your scenes through outli...

    March 12, 2018 — 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Instructor: Rebecca Grace Allen

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  • Writing in Doubt: The Personal Essay

    Sometimes we avoid beginning to write about a difficult subject. Sometimes we're inspired by feeling, scene, or memory—but what else is there to say? In this one-day workshop we'll work on moving from se...

    March 29, 2018 — 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Olivia Dunn

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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...

    April 7, 2018 — 01:00 PM to 03:30 PM

    Instructor: Julie Lomoe

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  • Beginnings and Endings

    We all know that beginnings and endings are tough to write. As if getting started wasn’t difficult enough—then you have to finish! In this course, we will discuss and practice techniques for finding c...

    May 3, 2018 — 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM

    Instructor: Olivia Dunn

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Intermediate

  • Narrative Nonfiction

    You have a story to tell: a personal experience, a memory of a favorite relative, a profile of someone you admire. This class will help you bring your narrative to life. We’ll employ several key elements...

    February 7, 2018 — 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Instructor: Stephen Leon

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  • Getting Published

    In this one-day concentrated class, learn the ins and outs of traditional, indie, and self-publishing. Find out the process of querying editors and agents, how to write a synopsis, what to do at a writers...

    March 3, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

    Instructor: Rebecca Grace Allen

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