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February 2021

Evening Creative Nonfiction (Online course) – This class is full!

February 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday and Wednesday, repeating until March 3, 2021

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Brendan Wolfe $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Mondays and Wednesdays, 1/11/21 – 3/3/21 | 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm In this workshop, we'll critique student writing in addition to considering samples of a few published selections. We’ll consider essays and memoir as a distinctive genre, with the goal of moving from the chin-strokingly philosophical—"What is a true story?" "Is it memoir or mem-wah?"—to the more practical: "How should this story be told?" "How do I convince my readers to…

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March 2021

Memoir in a Year Part II: Finish and Revise the Draft of Your Book (Online course) – Waitlist only

March 4 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Instructor: Sharon Harrigan $1,399* Members | $1,399* Nonmembers Select Thursdays, 3/4/2021 - 2/17/2022** | 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM *Payment plans will be available for students accepted to this program. **For a complete list of dates, please see the 2021 Memoir in a Year Part II Syllabus This class is a follow-on to the 2020 Memoir in a Year Part I year-long course. It will continue the study of memoir craft and technique, include in-class writing exercises, workshop new and revised…

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Earning That Creative License: A Generative Class for Nonfiction Writers

March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 27, 2021

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Jody Hobbs Hesler $150 Members | $165 Nonmembers Thursdays, 3/25/21 – 5/27/21 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm (Ten-week class) Emphasizing the “create” in creative nonfiction, this generative writing class will employ exercises to help creative nonfiction writers dig deeper into hard to recreate real-life scenes. Students will explore techniques more often associated with fiction writing to fully embody and envision motivations, conversations, behaviors, and backstories about which limited or no factual information exists. In-class exercises can help spark…

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