Classes & Workshops

These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.

Do Elves Dream of Electric Lembas?: Worldbuilding in Science Fiction and Fantasy

December 02, 2017
Instructor(s): Meags Downing

Science Fiction and Fantasy are two of the most epic genres in existence. This course will teach you how to world build and create cultures using various prompts and examples… View More »

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Character and Chapter Development

January 06, 2018
Instructor(s): Javi Mason

In this course, you will learn how to create relatable characters using a character development outline. You will also learn how to map out chapters and short stories using a… View More »

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I Always Wanted to Write a Novel, Part 2

January 09, 2018
Instructor(s): David Seaburn

In Part II, we will focus on how to create movement, story mid-phase challenges, self-editing and resolution. Ample time will be given to continuing work begun in Part I and… View More »

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Introduction to Memoir

January 09, 2018
Instructor(s): Renée Schuls-Jacobson

Dates: January 9 – March 20 The personal essay is the single best way to understand one of the basic rules of memoir: tell one story at a time. In… View More »


Ready, Fire, Aim: Breaking Writer’s Block

January 09, 2018
Instructor(s): Brian Wood

Have you started a novel and can’t figure out how to finish? Ever find yourself staring at a blank page  doubting yourself? Have an important story wanting to get out,… View More »

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Intermediate Memoir

January 10, 2018
Instructor(s): Renée Schuls-Jacobson

Code: W18-C06 Dates: January 10 – March 21 This class is for individuals who have already taken Introduction to Memoir or by permission of the Instructor ONLY. Intermediate Memoir students… View More »


Nature Writing: The Convergence of Inner and Outer Landscape

January 11, 2018
Instructor(s): Anais Salibian

Code: W18-C09 How do you connect to nature? What happens to you when you do and when you don’t? What do great writers write about our relationship to the natural… View More »

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The Art of the Personal Essay: Telling Your Story

January 13, 2018
Instructor(s): Joseph Carney

Only we can best tell our stories. This class is a combination of writing, reading, examining, and discussing personal essays. The student will develop his or her style so that… View More »

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Comedy Improvisation

January 15, 2018
Instructor(s): Megan Mack

If you enjoy the television show Whose Line Is It Anyway? this class is for you! You’ll learn the fundamentals of improvisation, including “yes, and,” teamwork, and developing a sense… View More »


How To Write Funny

January 16, 2018

Since the earliest hieroglyphics, people have been injecting humor into their writing. (Bird, bird, eyeball, guy facing left!) When used correctly, humor can help you win over your audience, get… View More »

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