Classes & Workshops


These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.


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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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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Writing to Make a Difference, Part one

September 25, 2017
Instructor(s): Anais Salibian

Want to have a positive impact in the current dysfunctional political climate? According to Mary Pipher in Writing to Change the World, “Writing to connect is ‘change writing,’ which creates… View More »

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Journaling 101

September 25, 2017
Instructor(s): Carol D’Agostino

Have you ever wanted to start a personal journal but didn’t know how to begin? Are there ideas, thoughts and / or feelings you’ve never shared with others? Is your… View More »

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Drawing Words: Experiencing Art Through Writing Poetry

September 26, 2017
Instructor(s): Kitty Jospé

In this course, you will look at works of art and the inspiration behind them to draw out meaningful words. Using visual clues to craft contours of sound that point… View More »

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I Always Wanted to Write a Novel: Getting Started, Part one

September 26, 2017
Instructor(s): David Seaburn

Unlock the story that you are carrying inside. Participants will develop a writing routine as the foundation for their work. They will develop cogent ideas, realistic characters, and potential plot… View More »

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Intermediate memoir

September 27, 2017
Instructor(s): Renée Schuls-Jacobson

Dates: September 27 – December 6 This class is for those who have already started exploring their personal essays. Students will engage in an ongoing discussion of craft and technique,… View More »

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Writing Women

September 27, 2017
Instructor(s): Sharon Knapp

What if you could overcome self-doubt and give yourself permission to write? What if others celebrated your creativity and encouraged you to plow ahead? Whether you journal, write poetry, fiction,… View More »

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Dialouge Workshop

September 30, 2017
Instructor(s): Meags Downing

When your characters talk, let them offer something worth saying. When your reader listens, give them something worth hearing. In each session, you will be given several prompts involving conversation,… View More »

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Who Doesn’t Love a Happy Ending?: Writing the Romance Story

September 30, 2017
Instructor(s): Meags Downing

Wanted: One Happy Ending after an epic love story? This course will teach you the plots, the tropes, and how to wrangle the two heroes that are the trademark of… View More »

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