Classes & Workshops


These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.


Treasured Fragments of a Truly Free Woman! Writing to Discover Your Authentic Voice

August 12, 2017
Instructor(s): Almeta Whitis

“Story beckons us to come home, our true home where memory, identity and meaning converge with imagination and inspiration.” –Almeta Whitis If you are struggling to find your voice as… View More »

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Short Forms in a Flash (online) (New)

August 27, 2017
Instructor(s): Caedra Scott-Flaherty

In this class we will playfully experiment with three popular styles of short writing—flash fiction, flash essay, and prose poetry. Each week will focus on one of the styles and… View More »

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Publishing Bootcamp

September 07, 2017
Instructor(s): Jennifer Kircher Carr

Perfect for those just starting to send out their poems, essays, and/or short stories to literary journals, or those who are sending out but yearn to have a more systematic… View More »

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Character Development (Online) (New!)

September 08, 2017
Instructor(s): Caedra Scott-Flaherty

In this weekend-long course, we will explore ways to bring your characters to life. You will hone your skills in believable dialogue, insightful description, and seamless action through assigned readings,… View More »

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The Family of Things: Writing the Self and Nature through the Work of Mary Oliver (new)

September 09, 2017
Instructor(s): Karen VanMeenen Patricia Roth Schwartz

Mary Oliver’s writing connects the human with the universal of nature, of the earth. She focuses on the importance of observation, and writes of paying attention and being open to… View More »

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Self-Publishing Your Family Memoir

September 12, 2017
Instructor(s): Jane Sutter

Do you have compelling photos and stories about your family from yesteryear? Do you want to make sure your family history is saved for future generations, rather than deteriorating in… View More »

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