Classes & Workshops


These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.


Stand-Up Comedy

October 03, 2017
Instructor(s): Bob Holzwarth

Stand-up comedy is the art of writing jokes blended with the art of performing them. In this eight-week experiential workshop, students will learn the basics of comedy writing and performing.… View More »

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Writing About Parenthood: Where do I start? Part 1

October 03, 2017
Instructor(s): Christine Green

Have you always wanted to write about your experience as a parent but didn’t know where to start? This class will help students gain the confidence to starting writing about… View More »

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Writing the Brief Essay: Flash Non-Fiction

October 04, 2017
Instructor(s): Gail Hosking

In this workshop we will break down the craft elements of this genre, this mostly unstudied tradition, which has its roots in Greece, Japan, and France with the likes of… View More »

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Flash Fiction

October 04, 2017
Instructor(s): Christopher Dehon

Flash fiction generally means a very brief story, told in only a few hundred words. How does a person tell a complete story in such a compressed form? How can… View More »

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The Writer’s Playground

October 05, 2017
Instructor(s): Deb Sperling

Have you been feeling stuck, blocked, stunted, or stifled? Like the jumble of thoughts in your head is too tangled up to get down on paper? Do you wish you… View More »

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Imagery Tryptic: In-sight, Out-sight

October 05, 2017
Instructor(s): Marna Rossi

Whether you write poetry or prose, imagery helps define your voice, enlivens your work, and makes your writing memorable. The emphasis in this workshop is on visual imagery. We will… View More »

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Deepening the Dance With Grace: Writing Your Spiritual Biography

October 05, 2017
Instructor(s): Leah Ruekberg

Spiritual biography is an exercise in recollection, a contemplative remembrance of the transformative experiences that have taken place, often unnoticed, throughout our lives. Exploring your story of awakening will increase… View More »

Storytelling Devices: Getting the Most from your Stories

October 12, 2017
Instructor(s): Martin Naparsteck

Storytelling is a uniquely human activity. It is through stories that we express our humanity. This workshop will discuss plot, character, imagery, and everything else that goes into storytelling. Whether… View More »

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Imagery: Hear ye, hear ye! Writing in a Key

October 12, 2017
Instructor(s): Marna Rossi

Attune to and clarify the sound images in your prose or poetry. Bring out the music in your words. Listen to examples, find out about techniques that will help you… View More »

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Getting Started in Children’s Books: Writing, Illustrating, and More!

October 14, 2017
Instructor(s): Will Hubbell

Interested in writing for children? This seminar will get you started. Published children’s author and illustrator Will Hubbell provides three hours of inspiration and information. The emphasis will be the… View More »

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