Classes & Workshops

These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.

Blogging 101

April 17, 2017
Instructor(s): Jane Sutter

Do you have a lot to say on a topic and want to go beyond just posting comments on Facebook? Or perhaps you want to promote your expertise as a… View More »


MONDAY: Flash Fiction

April 17, 2017
Instructor(s): Judy DeCroce

Code: W17-YF07 Flash fiction is a short form a of writing in which every word is essential. These stories have a rhythm and foundation of character, setting, and plot. We… View More »

TUESDAY: How to…Write Your Own Book!

April 18, 2017
Instructor(s): Tracy Cretelle

Code: W17-YR51 We’ll look at some creative examples of books for 7-9 year-olds and then get started on writing and illustrating a story of our own! Students will go home… View More »

Getting Started as a Freelance Writer

April 18, 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 »


TUESDAY: Storytellers & Seers

April 18, 2017
Instructor(s): Almeta Whitis

Code: W17-YM38 “Every person is a philosopher, artist, and storyteller.” Hal Adams In ancient cultures, the storyteller or philosopher was called the “seer” or “spirit caller”. Using intuition and communication… View More »


April 19, 2017
Instructor(s): Sara Bickweat Penner

Code: W17-YD31 Do you love to dive into imaginary worlds and make up plays with your friends? Learn how to work together and create Mini Plays through improv, storytelling, and… View More »

WEDNESDAY: Word Play Workshop

April 19, 2017
Instructor(s): Donna Marbach

Code: W17-YL02 All work and no play makes for a dull writer. Come stretch your language brain! We’ll uncover the magic in words through fun games and exercises. We’ll play… View More »

THURSDAY: Magical Creatures

April 20, 2017

Code: W17-YM37 Are you ready to enter the world of magic and magical creatures? Come spend the day learning about legendary beings, including fairies, unicorns, mermaids, trolls, centaurs, giants, and… View More »

THURSDAY: Hogwarts Academy Day One

April 20, 2017
Instructor(s): Chris Fanning Donna Marbach Angela Cannon-Crothers

Code: W17-YR10 Jump into the world of all things Harry Potter! You will make a wand, learn the art of Divination, Herbology, take a Defense Against the Dark Arts class,… View More »

FRIDAY: Hogwarts Academy Day Two

April 21, 2017
Instructor(s): Chris Fanning Sara Bickweat Penner Tracy Cretelle

Code: W17-YR19 Another day immersed in the world of Harry Potter! You will have lessons in Transfiguration and do some Potter-inspired writing, and leave at the end of the day… View More »