Classes & Workshops

These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.

Writing the Weird

February 01, 2018
Instructor(s): Rob Tyler

The great thing about writing weird fiction is that everything you write is true, no matter how weird it is, because you make the rules. If you’re interested in exploring… View More »


Introduction to Fiction

February 13, 2018
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 »


Advanced Fiction: Stealing from the Masters

February 15, 2018
Instructor(s): Brian Wood

Ready to take your writing to the next level? In this intensive workshop, intermediate-level fiction writers will learn how to develop and apply more nuanced writing techniques. Through experimentation with… View More »


Standing at the Intersection of Lyric and Narrative: A Master Class in Flash Fiction/Prose Poetry

February 17, 2018
Instructor(s): Sarah Freligh

Prose poetry or flash fiction: different animals? Or are they one and the same? In this class, we’ll study some examples of each form and use those to inspire our… View More »


Making People Talk: Taking Your Dialogue to the Next Level

February 27, 2018
Instructor(s): Brian Wood

“Think of what you skip reading a novel: thick paragraphs of prose you can see have too many words in them…I’ll bet you don’t skip dialogue.” —Elmore Leonard Perhaps because… View More »

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Poisoned Apple: Dark Folklore Workshop

March 03, 2018
Instructor(s): Meags Downing

“Once upon a time…” These words always result in happy endings, or do they? What about the Wicked Queen or the Dragon? What becomes of them? This class will explore… View More »

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Fiction, But Were Afraid to Ask

March 05, 2018
Instructor(s): Martin Naparsteck

Dialogue, plot, character, imagery, symbolism, rhetorical devices, (almost) everything that might go into a work of fiction – novel, short story, epic poem, play, screenplay – will be covered. If you… View More »

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