Classes & Workshops

These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.

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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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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Writing Women

January 10, 2018
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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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 »


Introduction to Memoir

January 16, 2018
Instructor(s): Renée Schuls-Jacobson

*Please note these are updated dates from what was indicated in the catalog. Dates: January 16 – March 27 The personal essay is the single best way to understand one… 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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Intermediate Memoir

January 17, 2018
Instructor(s): Renée Schuls-Jacobson

*Please note these dates have been updated from what was indicated in the catalog. Code: W18-C06 Dates: January 17 – March 28 This class is for individuals who have already… View More »