Classes & Workshops


These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.


Imagery: Invoking the Senses

October 19, 2017
Instructor(s): Marna Rossi

Expand your use of imagery. Visual and sound imagery power up your writing. Adding kinesthetic, smell, and taste imagery connects your reader to your meaning in a more lively way.… View More »

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Getting Started as a Freelance Writer

October 19, 2017
Instructor(s): Ruth E. Thaler-Carter

Getting paid to write sounds like an exciting and fairly easy thing to do–but it takes more than good writing skills and imagination. Find out how to get started as… View More »

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Active Hope in Troubled Times: Exploring The Work That Reconnects Through Personal Writing

October 21, 2017
Instructor(s): Karen VanMeenen

The Work That Reconnects was developed by environmental activist, author, and scholar of Buddhism Joanna Macy. Using exercises inspired by elements of general systems theory and deep ecology, Macy offers… View More »

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Teen Poetry Workshop

October 21, 2017

Code:F18-Y17 Emily Dickinson once said that if she felt physically as if the top of her head were taken off, she knew that she was experiencing real poetry. In this… View More »

Getting Started in Children’s Books: Promotion, Publication and more!

October 21, 2017
Instructor(s): Will Hubbell

Have you written a children’s book? Are you considering writing one? Published children’s author and illustrator Will Hubbell provides three hours of essential information on getting published for aspiring children’s… View More »

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7×7 Online Poetry Challenge

October 22, 2017
Instructor(s): Albert Abonado

This class is designed to get those creative juices flowing. Over seven days, you will work on writing exercises that will inspire you and jumpstart your writing. Perfect for anyone… View More »

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2,000 Word Club Plus

October 23, 2017
Instructor(s): Len Messineo

2,000-Word Club Plus will be the same as the 2,000-Word Club; that is, classes will consist of critiques of your submissions of 2,000 words or less. The only difference is… View More »

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Introduction to Fiction

October 24, 2017
Instructor(s): Steven Huff

You’ve always wanted to write fiction but have not known where to begin. This class will examine the basic principles and techniques of fiction that everyone new to fiction writing… View More »

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Basics of Editing and Proofreading

October 26, 2017
Instructor(s): Ruth E. Thaler-Carter

If you have a sharp eye for errors in grammar, punctuation, spelling (without spellcheck!), and usage and wondered if you could put that talent to work for you, here’s your… View More »

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The Golden Shovel: A Poetry Workshop

October 26, 2017
Instructor(s): Gail Hosking

Expand your poetry repertoire by learning about “the golden shovel,” a format created by poet Terrance Hayes to honor Gwendolyn Brooks. The golden shovel poem is set in the tradition… View More »

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